Dr. Cheerag Upadhyaya, MD

Dr. Cheerag Upadhyaya, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 41
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Dr. Cheerag Upadhyaya, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery.

4320 Wornall Rd Ste 710

Kansas City, MO 64111

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Upadhyaya does not have any board certifications listed.

55  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • 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
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17  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Upadhyaya's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Upadhyaya

3.2

Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
40%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Start by finding a different neurosurgeon. He will drag you along for months and make you go through unnecessary tests. Not to mention all the vacations he goes on while leaving his patients waiting in pain.
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He would not prescribe a pain med for my spinal stenosis even though my physical therapist requested it because he had not performed any surgery on me. I was in severe pain. It took 3 days for his office to get back with my pt who had called his office 3 times. Why couldn’t his office tell my pt...Read More
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Very conservative approach to my vertebrae fracture and was very sensitive to my pain issues. He answered all of my questions truthfully and honestly. He did not blow smoke or make any promises, just medical probabilities of possible outcomes with various methods of repair.
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