Dr. Christopher DeMassi, MD

Dr. Christopher DeMassi, MD

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Dr. Christopher DeMassi, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hollywood, FL and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, and more.Read his story

Memorial Neuroscience Institute

1150 N 35th Ave Ste 300

Hollywood, FL 33021
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Memorial Healthcare System
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. DeMassi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. DeMassi performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 89% of his peers

Dr. DeMassi performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy
Spondylosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. DeMassi treats Spondylosis more than 86% of his peers

Dr. DeMassi treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. DeMassi performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 84% of his peers

Dr. DeMassi performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Dr. DeMassi's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Adhesive Capsulitis
Adrenal Gland Cancer
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
All Lymphoma
Alzheimer's Disease
Anemia
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arm Surgery
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Cancer
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Bursitis
Cancer
Cancer Pain
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Concussion
Confusion
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dementia
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Diplopia
Disc Replacement
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Dystonia
Ear Disorders
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Esophageal Diseases
Essential Tremor
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Femur Fracture
Fibromyalgia
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Gait Abnormality
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gout
Gynecologic Cancer
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Headache
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hydrocephalus
Hypercoagulable State
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Insomnia
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Disorders
Knee Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Leukocytosis
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lung Cancer
Meningiomas
Migraine
Multiple Myeloma
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Myelopathy
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neutropenia
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancytopenia
Parkinson's Disease
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plasmapheresis
Pleural Cancer
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Pseudoarthrosis
Pulmonary Disease
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Restless Leg Syndrome
Retina Diseases
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Seizure Disorders
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Skin Cancer
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
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
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sternum Fracture
Steroid Injection
Stomach Diseases
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syncope
Temporal Arteritis
Tension Headache
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Cancer
Uterine Diseases
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors
Vertigo
Visual Field Defects
von Willebrand Disease

About Me

Biography

"Chief, Adult Neurosurgery and Medical Director, Spine Center at Memorial Neuroscience Institute Christopher R. DeMassi, MD, FACS, FAANS is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surge...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Movement Disorders Surgery
  • Neurological Movement Disorders
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2011
    Jackson Memorial Hospital-University Miami School Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    2011
  • 2011
    Jackson Memorial Hospital-University Miami School Medicine
    Residency Hospital
    2011
  • 2005
    Jackson Memorial Hospital-University Miami School Medicine
    Internship Hospital
    2005
  • 2004
    Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    2004
  • 1999
    Boston Univ
    Undergraduate School
    1999

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Dr. DeMassi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. DeMassi

4.4

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5 Stars
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1 Star
15%
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I highly recommend Dr. DeMassi. It has been approximately 6 weeks since my back surgery. During my first visit I could barely walk, my back pain was on the right side of my lumbar and extended to my pelvic, with a burning sensation. DeMassi suggested that I had a pinched nerve and recommended a...Read More
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I saw Dr. DeMassi for issues related to my cervical spine. He was fantastic. He explained to me in detail what he saw on the MRI. He answered all my questions, and put together a plan for me to get better. His staff helped with the appointments and prescriptions. He was excellent. The bedside...Read More
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Doctor DeMassi was my surgeon for my Neuropace procedure. He is very comforting and the three incisions on my head have healed AMAZINGLY! I went back to work one week after my surgery! I was extremely upset about having to have half of my hair shaved off, but after having my surgery and knowing the...Read More
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Very bad bedside manners. Would not recommend Dr. DeMassi at all. Does not explain anything to you, especially after surgery.
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I recently had a spinal stimulator placed in my spine. God bless Dr De Massi. I couldn't stand for 60 seconds severe lower back pain and right leg sciatic nerve. I was a mess! I am on the road to recovery Thank God for Dr DeMassi I highly recommend him. Amazing Doctor!
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AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
Blue Select
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Medicaid
Memorial Healthcare System
Molina Healthcare
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MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
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Memorial Hospital Pembroke

Pembroke Pines, FL

Memorial Hospital West

Pembroke Pines, FL

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