Dr. Charles McLanahan, MD

Neurosurgery •  Male • Age 73
  
Dr. McLanahan
Accepting new patients

Carolina Neurosurgry/Spn Assocs

225 Baldwin Ave Charlotte, NC 28204

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(704) 376-1605

Dr. Charles McLanahan, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Charlotte, NC and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. McLanahan has more experience with Cranial Neurosurgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Columbia U, College of Phys/Surg medical school in 1973. He is affiliated with medical facilities Atrium Health Cabarrus and Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. McLanahan to book an appointment.


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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Cranial Neurosurgery

Cranial neurosurgeons perform surgical procedures that involve opening or passing through the skull to treat conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, and nervous system.Compare with other Cranial Neurosurgery specialists.

Typically treats 99% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McLanahan performs Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal more than 100% of their peers

Dr. McLanahan performs this procedure more than 100% of their peers

Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McLanahan performs Brain Surgery more than 99% of their peers

Dr. McLanahan performs this procedure more than 99% of their peers

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Dr. McLanahan's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

Dr. McLanahan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McLanahan

3.2

Based on 14 ratings

5 Stars
50%
(7)
4 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
42.857142857142854%
(6)
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  • Long wait times (8)
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (3)
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Biography

Dr. Charles McLanahan, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Charlotte, NC and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. McLanahan has more experience with Cranial Neurosurgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Colu...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1978
Emory U Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
1974
Emory U Affil Hosps
Internship Hospital
1973
Columbia U, College of Phys/Surg
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Carolina Neurosurgry/Spn Assocs

Carolina Neurosurgry/Spn Assocs225 Baldwin Ave Charlotte, NC 28204
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Atrium Health Cabarrus

Concord, NC

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center

Charlotte, NC

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average