Dr. Curtis Doberstein, MD

Dr. Curtis Doberstein, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Curtis Doberstein, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from McGill University Faculty Of Medicine and specializes in neurosurgery.

593 Eddy St Fl 6

Providence, RI 02903

Contact Information

(401) 793-9166

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Doberstein performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 92% of peers
Brain Aneurysm
very high
more than 90% of peers
Cerebrovascular Disease
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Doberstein'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*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • 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
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19  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Rhode Island.

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

  • McGill University Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Cedar Sinai Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA Med Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • UCLA School Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Doberstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Doberstein's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Doberstein to family and friends
31 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Doberstein's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

This guy is awesome, everything he said was exactly right for ME, and the staff was great. I was LUCKY that I was referred in a timely way, saw Dr D very quickly and had necessary (and scary) surgery right away! Many many years ago, he said I might have residual problems if I didn't take steps to...more
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Dr. Doberstein is very competent, once you are able to get to him. Out of a dozen appointments I met with him only twice, the rest of the time you are seen by PA's. Office staff is very lacking, can not properly execute paperwork. I had to return to the office 6 times because the had me sign the...more
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arrogant but then you have to be to cut into someone's skull. friend had to have a shunt. bad outcome. required a second surgery and of course he never said he was sorry for additional pain. mr teflon. the woman in his office have about as much humor as a speed bump. everyone in the waiting room...more
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