Dr. Cheerag Upadhyaya, MD

Dr. Cheerag Upadhyaya, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Cheerag Upadhyaya, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Kansas City, MO. He 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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Dr. Upadhyaya's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Upadhyaya treats Low Back Pain more than 92% of his peers

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

Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Upadhyaya treats Spine Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Upadhyaya treats this condition more than 92% 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
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Upadhyaya treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Upadhyaya treats this condition more than 89% 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

Dr. Upadhyaya's conditions and procedures:

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
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
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Hematoma
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
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
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 Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
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
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. Cheerag Upadhyaya, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Kansas City, MO. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Dr. Upadhyaya's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Upadhyaya

3.2

Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
40%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
20%
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Dr. Upadhyaya's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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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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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
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