Dr. Craig Van Der Veer, MD

Neurosurgery •  Male • Age 69
  
Dr. Van Der Veer
Accepting new patients

Carolina Neurosurgry/Spn Assocs

225 Baldwin Ave Charlotte, NC 28204

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(704) 376-1605

Dr. Craig Van Der Veer, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Charlotte, NC and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Van Der Veer has more experience with Spine, Cranial Neurosurgery, and Neuro-oncology than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Chicago Medical School Rosalind Franklin University medical school in 1979. He is affiliated with Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Van Der Veer to book an appointment.


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Dr. Van Der Veer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Spine

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.Compare with other Spine specialists.

Typically treats 76% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Lumbar Spine Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Van Der Veer treats Lumbar Spine Fracture more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Van Der Veer treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Van Der Veer treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Van Der Veer treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Van Der Veer treats Spine Disorders more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Van Der Veer treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Cranial Neurosurgery

Cranial neurosurgeons perform surgical procedures that involve opening or passing through the skull to treat conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, and nervous system.Compare with other Cranial Neurosurgery specialists.

Typically treats 64% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Van Der Veer performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 71% of their peers

Dr. Van Der Veer performs this procedure more than 71% of their peers

Brain Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Van Der Veer performs Brain Surgery more than 57% of their peers

Dr. Van Der Veer performs this procedure more than 57% of their peers

Neuro-oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat tumors, both malignant and benign, in or near the brain and spinal cord.Compare with other Neuro-oncology specialists.

Typically treats 62% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Acoustic Neuroma
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Van Der Veer treats Acoustic Neuroma more than 68% of their peers

Dr. Van Der Veer treats this condition more than 68% of their peers

Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Van Der Veer treats Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma) more than 57% of their peers

Dr. Van Der Veer treats this condition more than 57% of their peers

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Dr. Van Der Veer's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • 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
  • Brain 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 Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Dr. Van Der Veer's Reviews

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  • Explained conditions well (11)
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I was blessed to find Dr. Van Der Veer. He is a very caring and knowledgeable doctor. He will be very honest with you concerning your health issues. I recommend him all the time. I tell him when I have to come see him, I sing your praises all the time.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Craig Van Der Veer, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Charlotte, NC and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Van Der Veer has more experience with Spine, Cranial Neurosurgery, and Neuro-oncology than other specialists in hi...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1985
Dudley Allen Fellow-CWRU
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Case West Res
Residency Hospital
1980
Mich St/Butterworth Hosp
Internship Hospital
1979
Chicago Medical School Rosalind Franklin University
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Carolina Neurosurgry/Spn Assocs

Carolina Neurosurgry/Spn Assocs225 Baldwin Ave Charlotte, NC 28204
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Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center

Charlotte, NC

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average