Dr. Christopher Michael, MD

Dr. Christopher Michael, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Christopher Michael, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.

3600 Gaston Ave Ste 907

Dallas, TX 75246

Contact Information

(214) 823-2052

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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. Michael's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Michael treats Myelopathy more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Michael treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Michael treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Michael treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Michael treats Spine Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Michael treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Michael's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Microdiscectomy
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurosurgical Procedures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
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
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Care Philosophy

My practice is very personal in nature. I tailor treatments that are as individual as my patients' needs. I take a very patient-centered, conservative approach so patients don't waste time on treatments they don't need and can focus on a faster, m...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2001
    Baylor University
    Residency Hospital
    2001
  • 2001
    Baylor University
    Internship Hospital
    2001
  • 1995
    Baylor University
    Medical School
    1995
  • 1991
    Duke University
    Undergraduate School
    1991

Languages

  • Greek
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • D magazine "Best Doctors", 2009

Dr. Michael's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Michael

4.6

Based on 34 reviews

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1 Star
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Excellent Doctor and staff. Addressed all questions and concerns ensuring that I was comfortable with the treatment plan recommended. Dr. Michael has a well organized team, on time for appointments ensuring all test and results were coordinated efficiently and effectively. From our first meeting...Read More
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Dr. Michael is an excellent Neurosurgeon. I knew I had made the right choice after my first visit. His staff is excellent and he is an outstanding MD, who listens, explains all procedures, and delivers excellent care.
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I have been to a couple of different doctors trying to figure out what was causing pain in my hip and lower back. I can honestly say none put as much time and genuine care into figuring out what was wrong, and taking the most conservative approach to treating me, as Dr. Michael. Thanks to Dr....Read More
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Dr. Michael is very professional, friendly, and knowledgeable. He has been my neurosurgeon for quite a while and I have no complaints about him or his staff. A great person who cares about his patients and people in general.
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When it comes to brain surgery, needless to say I was hesitant to trust someone with the job. After receiving multiple opinions, Dr. Michael was clearly the surgeon for me. He made me feel comfortable, safe, and made sure I completely understood everything.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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