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 29 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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Dr. Nussbaum's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nussbaum treats Spondylosis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Nussbaum treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nussbaum treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Nussbaum treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nussbaum treats Spine Disorders more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Nussbaum treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Nussbaum's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

'Our section strives to provide prompt and sensitive care to our patients. The patient always comes first.'

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1990
University Of Rochester Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1985
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1984
University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry
Medical School
1990
1985
1984

Awards

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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Throughly answered our questions and got back to us quickly regarding an MRI over a holiday. Thanks!
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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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