Dr. Charles Nussbaum, MD

Dr. Charles Nussbaum, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Charles Nussbaum, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1984 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1100 9th Ave

Seattle, WA 98101

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Meningiomas
very high
more than 94% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • 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
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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18  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of Rochester Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nussbaum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nussbaum's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nussbaum

2.8

Based on 11 reviews

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1 Star
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My husband had a laminectomy done by Dr. Nussbaum. He had multiple complications, sepsis being one of them. We needed to go outside VM to resolve his health issues. As result of this botched surgery, is has been career ending, his bladder has been impacted and he has drop toe. Stay away from this...Read More
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Botched laminectomy in Woodinville – Jun 15, 2018
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Throughly answered our questions and got back to us quickly regarding an MRI over a holiday. Thanks!
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Seattle, WA – Jul 05, 2017
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The doctor performed a very cursory physical examination and review of my MRI before deciding my pain was caused by musculoskeletal issues. He completely dismissed the radiologists findings and several others that a second opinion visit with another neurosurgeon saw. He didn't show interest in...Read More
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Ctdiablo in Austin texas – Dec 07, 2016
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