Dr. Christopher Gallati, MD

Dr. Christopher Gallati, MD

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Dr. Christopher Gallati, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Knoxville, TN. He graduated from Mercer Univ Sch Of Med and specializes in neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, and more.

1932 Alcoa Hwy Ste 360

Knoxville, TN 37920

Contact Information

(865) 524-1869

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AmeriChoice
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • CorVel
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Gallati performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 86% of peers
Spondylosis
high
more than 87% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
high
more than 87% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gallati "I aim to treat all patients as individuals. My goal is to provide prompt and complete relief from neurosurgical ailments."

8  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Neurovascular Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Gallati does not have any board certifications listed.

88  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Common Peroneal Nerve Dysfunction
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Hematoma
  • Intracranial Tumor
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Disease
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50  Procedures

  • Brain Aneurysm Repair
  • Brain Biopsy
  • Brain Cancer Treatment
  • Brain Radiation Treatment
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Brainstem Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Biopsy
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt
  • Vertebroplasty
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Westminster College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Mercer Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2007
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons Vascular Fellowship Award, 2012
Media & Publications

Dr. Gallati has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Member
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Member

Dr. Gallati's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gallati to family and friends
7 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Gallati's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Gallati & his staff are AMAZING. Open craniotomy to remove a brain tumor & home in 48 hours. Awesome bedside manor answered all questions & concerns, very attentive. I was recommended to him by Dr David Sanders. I feel very fortunate to be under his care!
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DR Gallati is an excellent Dr. Provided excellent care. Smart great bedside manner and came highly recommended. Thank you for fixing me up.
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Had a recent consultation with this "MD". Is rushed and very pushy, talks over patient, does not appear to listen or have empathy,, reads paperwork as speaking with Patient, unprepared. Majorly, minimized CT/ MRI results, does not appear to know how to handle basic film results, or come up with...more
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I am sorry to hear this patient had such experience. I always make every effort to listen to a patient and their concerns and treat them as I would want one of my family members to be treated. Occasionally somebody is upset with their experience because they were expecting a surgical and I did not think surgery was warranted. If anyone ever expresses that they are unhappy with my assessment I am always happy to offer them a referral for a second opinion.

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My fiance' fell from a 30ft building and Dr. Gallati performed an emergency surgery that saved his life. He spoke with us before he did the surgery and after; explaining everything in great detail and making sure we understood. He even told us the downfalls of having the surgery. Dr. Gallati is...more
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