Dr. Charles McLanahan, MD

NeurosurgeryMaleAge 75

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 49 years of experience in the medical field. 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 Carolinas Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. McLanahan to book an appointment.

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Dr. McLanahan is affiliated with Atrium Health Cabarrus Concord, a highly rated hospital.

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Experience
Background

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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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Dr. McLanahan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McLanahan treats Hydrocephalus more than 100% of his peers

Dr. McLanahan treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McLanahan treats Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus more than 100% of his peers

Dr. McLanahan treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

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 his peers

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

Dr. McLanahan's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • 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
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • 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 Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

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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%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
42.857142857142854%
(6)
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Worst neurosurgeon I ever in my experience seeking help for my condition. Scheduled a spinal tap as an outpatient at hospital supposedly. Traveled 2-1/2 hours for procedure and found the hospital didn’t know I was coming. There was no operating room available and it was done in a utility/storage room. He hit my sciatic nerve and yelled at me for jumping from the pain. Never gave me the results and never scheduled another appointment for me. Terrible office and poor neurosurgeon!
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Sep 08, 2020
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No time for me after TBI!
What went well
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Biography

Dr. Charles McLanahan, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Charlotte, NC and has over 49 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Columbia...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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What are Dr. Charles McLanahan, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. McLanahan frequently treats Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, and Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal. See all procedures and conditions Dr. McLanahan treats.

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Dr. McLanahan's office is located at 225 Baldwin Ave, Charlotte, NC 28204. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Carolina Neurosurgry/Spn Assocs

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

Dr. McLanahan is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Atrium Health Cabarrus

Concord, NC

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

7 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)

Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center

Charlotte, NC

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received