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Dr. Curtis Doberstein, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 55

Dr. Doberstein

Dr. Curtis Doberstein, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from McGill University Faculty Of Medicine and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(401) 793-9166

Dr. Doberstein accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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Dr. Doberstein's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Doberstein treats Brain Aneurysm more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Doberstein treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Doberstein treats Subarachnoid Hemorrhage more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Doberstein treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Cerebrovascular Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Doberstein treats Cerebrovascular Disease more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Doberstein treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Doberstein's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. Curtis Doberstein, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from McGill University Faculty Of Medicine and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Doberstein's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Doberstein

3.8

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
65.625%
(21)
4 Stars
3.125%
(1)
3 Stars
3.125%
(1)
2 Stars
3.125%
(1)
1 Star
25%
(8)

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Met with Dr. Doberstein today, July 16, 2018 in RI Hospital. Vitals were taken, by a nurse, the doctor came in asked a few questions. Looked at a CT and MRI; he said do nothing different than what you are doing; maybe the condition will correct itself. REALLY Dr. Doberstein? Since the end of May...Read More
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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read More
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