Dr. Charles Wood, MD

Dr. Charles Wood, MD

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Age 65
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Dr. Charles Wood, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Minot, ND and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.Read his story

20 Burdick Expy W Ste 401

Minot, ND 58701

Contact Information

(701) 857-5877

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American General
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Prime Health Services
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Dr. Wood's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
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very high

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
high
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
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
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
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
Thrombosis
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

Education

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

Dr. Wood's Reviews

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3.3

Based on 15 reviews

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1 Star
40%
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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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Managed Choice PPO
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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
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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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