Dr. Craig Van Der Veer, MD

Dr. Craig Van Der Veer, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Craig Van Der Veer, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery.

225 Baldwin Ave

Charlotte, NC 28204

Contact Information

(704) 376-1605

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
more than 88% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Van Der Veer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

49  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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • 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
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for 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.


  • R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Mich St/Butterworth Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Case West Res
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Dudley Allen Fellow-CWRU
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Van Der Veer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Van Der Veer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Van Der Veer to family and friends
12 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Van Der Veer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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