Dr. Clifford Soults, MD

Dr. Clifford Soults, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Clifford Soults, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Syracuse, NY and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Med Univ in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery.

739 Irving Ave Ste 600

Syracuse, NY 13210

Contact Information

(315) 701-2550

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
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more than 95% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 95% of peers
Pathological Spine Fracture
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more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

59  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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22  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • SUNY Upstate Med Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • SUNY Syracuse
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • SUNY Syracuse
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Clifford Soults, MD
Dr. Soults is excellent! On two separate occasions, he operated and removed 2 brain tumors. One in 2007 and other in 2015. He was thorough, thoughtful and very compassionate. I appreciate all he did for me. Thank you.
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Donna R Kinney in Frankfort, NY – Jun 23, 2018
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Dr Soults is a compassionate, caring surgeon. He explained my surgery and answered my questions.On the day of surgery he saw me in the pre-op waiting area to be sure all questions had been answered and assured me all would go as planned. He put both my husband and I a ease. I would definitely...Read More
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Maureen A Orton in Clinton, NY – Oct 25, 2017
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He Removed my herniated disc that was pressing on the sciatic nerve, went home the same day with NO pain meds. GREAT relief.
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Shelly in Ilion, NY – Jun 11, 2017
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I had a spinal cord stimulator implanted by dr soults. I found him to be an excellent neurosurgeon. Very caring. Very helpful
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Clinton, NY – May 28, 2016
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I had originally seen Dr. Soults in regards to a fall I had which led to pain in my back , shoulders and neck. I was referred to take physical therapy. I felt satisfied with how this was handled. He now has scheduled me to see a Neurologist in regards to my feet because I am pre-diabetic. I...Read More
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Connie Bennett in Utica, NY – Feb 04, 2016
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