Dr. Christopher G. Covington, MD

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Dr. Christopher G. Covington, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

Oklahoma Spine/Brain Institute 6802 S Olympia Ave, Tulsa, OK 74132 Get Directions
(918) 749-0762

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      Specialties

      • Neurosurgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Neurosurgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Aneurysm
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
      • Brain Aneurysm
      • Brain Cancer
      • Brain Disorders
      • Brain Injury
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
      • Cerebrovascular Disease
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chiari's Deformity
      • Craniospinal Trauma
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Elbow Pain
      • Epilepsy
      • Fracture
      • Hand Pain
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hydrocephalus
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Meningiomas
      • Myelopathy
      • Neck Injuries
      • Neck Pain
      • Neurological Injuries
      • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Shoulder Pain
      • Spina Bifida
      • Spinal Cord Injury
      • Spinal Cord Tumor
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Dislocation
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondolthesis
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Stroke
      • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
      • Subdural Hematoma
      • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Thoracic Disc Disorders
      • Thoracic Disorders
      • Thoracic Spine Fracture
      • Thrombosis
      • Torticollis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vertebral Column Tumors
      • Wrist Pain

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Brain Surgery
      • Carotid Ultrasound
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
      • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
      • Disc Replacement
      • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
      • Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
      • Microsurgical Procedure
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Neuroplasty
      • Neurostimulation
      • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
      • Spinal Cord Stimulation
      • Spinal Fusion
      • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
      • Spine Fracture Treatment

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Norman Bethune University Of Medical Sciences

        Graduated in 1980

      • Internship Hospital
        University Of Kansas Hospital

        Completed in 1981

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Kansas Hospital

        Completed in 1986

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Covington's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Neurosurgery
      • Board certified in Neurosurgery
      • Malpractice claims in Oklahoma not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Covington's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      31 – 45 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Covington

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Covington's Care Philosophy

      By concentrating on our special areas of interest and expertise, we can fulfill our goal of becoming the leading provider of neurosurgical services in North East Oklahoma. We will always place quality of care above cost considerations in this age of 'managed' care and will pay close attention to patient confidentiality in the process.