Dr. Craig Montgomery, MD

Dr. Craig Montgomery, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Craig Montgomery, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Syracuse, NY and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Med Univ in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.

104 Union Ave

Syracuse, NY 13203

Contact Information

(315) 422-1742

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
  • MVP Health Care

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more than 96% of peers
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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • 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
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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • SUNY Upstate Med Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Hospital SUNY Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Craig Montgomery, MD
I have NEVER had such a bad experience with a Dr. I was referred after 3 of my Drs. realized the only solution to my Meralgia Paresthetica in my thigh was to released/decompress the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. Dr. Montgomery first told me there was no such procedure and that I was fat and...Read More
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Robyn Cooper in Utica, NY – May 16, 2018
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What a jerk! He thinks he's funny but he's not. He's a prideful insensitive jerk. I'd never tell anyone that they should go see him. ??????
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Syracuse, NY – Oct 27, 2017
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Love doctor Montgomery. Very caring neurosurgeon!! I had brain surgery done by him and he made sure I had the best of care and was very good at controlling the pain. I appreciate him and all his hard work! He cares about his patients!
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Syracuse, NY – Sep 02, 2017
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If you don't mind being diagnosed with "Borderline Narcissistic Disorder and Depression" by a Neuro who talked to you for 4 minutes despite the fact you've never had any psychiatric issues or diagnosis, then he's your man! I went to him seeking help for a prosthetic disc problem to be lied to and...Read More
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Layllah in Camillus, NY – Jun 22, 2017
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My treatment: lumbar fusion single level. From very 1st appt when asked if if had questions or concerns if made it abundantly clear it had ZERO help at home for post-op assistance. I was assured after each visit that service would be provided immediately following release from hospital. 5 days went...Read More
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Oneida, NY – May 17, 2017
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