Dr. Christopher Covington, MD
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Neurosurgery | Male

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.

Biography

Dr. Christopher Covington, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Tulsa, OK. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Covington is affiliated with Tulsa Spine and Specialty Hospital and Jane Phillips Medical Center.

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    31 to 45 minutes
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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.

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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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

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