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Dr. Charles Wood, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 66

Dr. Wood

Dr. Charles Wood, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Minot, ND and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.


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(701) 857-5877

Dr. Wood accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Managed Choice POS
Managed Choice PPO
Open Choice PPO
American General
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Bluegrass Family Health
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Cigna-HealthSpring
Freedom Plus
Medicare Choice Plus PPO
Humana
Choice Care
Medicaid
Prime Health Services
Tricare
Standard
UnitedHealthCare
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Options PPO
United Healthcare

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Dr. Wood's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wood treats Low Back Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Wood treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wood treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Wood treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Degenerative Disc Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wood treats Degenerative Disc Disease more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Wood treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Wood's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • Brain Tumor
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

"Charles O. Wood, MD, is a board certified neurosurgeon with extensive experience providing surgical care to people with brain and spinal disorders due to disease or trauma. A graduate of Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Dr. Wood compl...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1981
Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
1980
Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1980
Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1979
Emory University
Medical School
1975
Georgia Institute of Technology
Undergraduate School
1981
1980
1980
1979
1975

Awards

Dr. Wood's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wood

3.3

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
40%
(6)

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Dr. Wood was very straight forward about what I needed and what results I should except with my herniated disc at l5 s1. The results were I'm pain a few months after the procedure. Couldn't really ask for more after suffering for so long.
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Dr. Wood worked miracles for me in 2015 with my back surgeries He took me from being unable to walk because of pain and leg weakness to up and back to a near normal life!! He and his staff at TJ Samson in Glasgow, Ky were Extremely kind and I could not have asked for a better team. Dr. Wood...Read More
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When he arrived in the office to start what was suppose to be a referral from the neurologist, he answered a personal phone call on his cell. It appeared that he did not do any PRE-examination of the records and tests that constituted the referral. He stated that the referring doctor's nurse...Read More
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He was extremely rude to me and my family and i was supposed to have a mircrodicectomy and when i woke up i had a 12 inch cut not a 1 inch like i was told and he never did explain exactly what he did .after the surgery i was in so much pain and couldn't even walk and was throwing up couldn't even...Read More
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