Dr. Christopher MacKay, MD

Dr. Christopher MacKay, MD

Neurological Spine Surgery  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Christopher MacKay, MD is a neurological spine surgery specialist in Wausau, WI and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Ottawa Faculty Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in neurological spine surgery.

2800 Westhill Dr Ste 200

Wausau, WI 54401

Contact Information

(715) 843-1000

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Arise Health Plan
  • Aspirus Network, Inc.
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
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Dr. MacKay's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Subdural Hemorrhage
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. MacKay treats Subdural Hemorrhage more than 97% of his peers

Dr. MacKay treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Broken Neck
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. MacKay treats Broken Neck more than 96% of his peers

Dr. MacKay treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Myelopathy
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. MacKay treats Myelopathy more than 88% of his peers

Dr. MacKay treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Individualized care. We understand that no two patients are alike-that's why we take the time to listen and to treat patients with respect, compassion, and the dignity they deserve. We are committed to providing patient-centered care.

Specialties

  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2002
    Barrow Neurological Institute
    Fellowship Hospital
    2002
  • 1997
    University Of Saskatchewan / College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital
    1997
  • 1994
    University Of Ottawa Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1994

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Vertex epidural hematoma manifesting with monoplegia: case report, 2002
  • Cervical Foraminotomy, 2002
  • Epidermoid Cysts of the Pineal Region, 04/15/1999
  • Pituitary Adenoma: A Radiotherapeutic, 08/14/2009
  • Recurrence of a veterbral artery dissecting pseudoaneurysm after successful stent-supported coil embolization: case report, 09/2003
  • Percutaneous intracranial stent placement for aneurysms., 07/1999

Dr. MacKay's Reviews

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4.1

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Dr. Mackay performed major back surgery on me June 1, 2017. Several lumbar fusions and two laminectomies. I was walking the day after surgery, and accomplished 3 stairs the following day. He successfully corrected all of my painful back issues. This gifted surgeon's skills have allowed me to...Read More
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I wouldn't recommend him to anyone. He is not a doctor for the right reasons in fact he drops patients like there garbage.
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Dr. Mackay assessed my condition, engaged specialists to validate the severe nature of my pain, communicated treatment options. He was focused 100% on my well-being during the process. Dr. Mackay performed spinal surgery that immediately eliminated my severe pain and recurring back issues. Dr....Read More
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna PPO
Arise Health Plan
Arise Health Plan HMO
Aspirus Network, Inc.
North Central Healthcare Alliance (NCHA)
Bankers Life and Casualty
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
ChoiceCare Network
Choice Care (Humana)
Cigna
HealthEOS
HealthPartners
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
Humana
Choice Care
Choice Care PPO
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Tricare
MultiPlan
PHCS
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Trust Preferred PPO
WEA Insurance Corporation
WEA Insurance Corporation POS
Worker's Compensation
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