Dr. Clinton Massey, MD

Dr. Clinton Massey, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
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Dr. Clinton Massey, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Goldsboro, NC and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med in 1978 and specializes in neurosurgery.

625 Country Day Rd

Goldsboro, NC 27530

Contact Information

(919) 731-4048

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • 25 More

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Top Care Areas

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Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • 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)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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20  Procedures

Background Check

2 Malpractice Claims
  • Settlement : 2/23/2015
    Amount or Range: $600,000.00
    State: Georgia
  • Settlement : 2/23/2015
    Nature of Complaint: INCIDENT LOCATION: GOLDSBORO, NC /// PRACTITIONER COMMENTS: Allegations of negligence by failing to initially operate on the intended cervical disc levels of C3-C4 and C6-C7 and instead performing anterior cervical discectomies, osteophytectomies and decompression of spinal canal with anterior body fusions at C4-C5 and C7-T1 and then having to perform same surgeries at the intended levels of C3-C4 and C6-C7. Further allegations that unintended surgery at C4-C5 and C6-T1 was a proximate cause the patient's injury to his cervical spine (four-level surgery versus two-level surgery) and injury to his right vocal cord which consists of prolonged hoarseness from recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy on the right.
    State: North Carolina
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

  • Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Medical College Of Georgia Hospital and Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Medical College Of Georgia Hospital and Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Massey's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Massey

3.8

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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