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Dr. Christopher Covington, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Covington

Oklahoma Spine/Brain Institute

6802 S Olympia Ave Tulsa, OK 74132

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Dr. Christopher Covington, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tulsa, OK and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences in 1980 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(918) 749-0762

Dr. Covington accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Blue Choice
Community Care Network
Standard Network PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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Dr. Covington's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Covington treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Covington treats this condition more than 94% 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
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Covington treats Low Back Pain more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Covington treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Covington treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Covington treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Covington's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniospinal Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Pain
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • 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 Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Wrist Pain

About Me

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1986
University of Kansas Hospital
Residency Hospital
1981
University of Kansas Hospital
Internship Hospital
1980
Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences
Medical School
1986
1981
1980

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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