Dr. Daniel Galyon, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(23)
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Dr. Daniel Galyon, MD
Dr. Daniel Galyon, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Johnson City, NY. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 35 years. Dr. Galyon is affiliated with Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital.

46 Harrison St

Johnson City, NY 13790

Contact Information

(607) 729-4942

Dr. Daniel Galyon, MD

Dr. Daniel Galyon, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • 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 Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • 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
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Upstate Medical University/ College Of Health Professions
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Galyon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Galyon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Galyon to family and friends
2.8
based on 23 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Galyon's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
Horseheads, NY |
If you are looking for a "warm and fuzzy" doctor that sugar coats thing, he is NOT the doctor for you. He is upfront, blunt, and tells it like it is. I saw him for low back pain. He said he could help with my leg pain, but as for my back pain, I'm screwed. I, for one, like his upfront and blunt nature. A doctor's bedside manner is quite low on my list of qualifications. I look at things like track record, knowledge and abilities.
in Walton |
I have read a few of the reviews here and have to make a review of my own. I have seen it written hes arrogant pompous and an ok surgeon at best. In my encounter with him I found him not to be pompous or arrogant just simply brutally honest Dr Gaylon is a superior quality surgeon who spent this past holiday resecting a tumor from my spine very carefully preserving as much function as he could I should not be walking or have bladder control but I do thanks to a fine surgeon
in Binghamton, NY |
I have dealt with Dr. Galyon on several ocassions and in several capacities over 3 years. He is a very little man with an undeserved ego.He is an OK surgeon at best. I've witnessed him not even being able to use a simple suctioning device. His social skills are that of an inept recluse. He usually speaks so quietly and mumbled that the only thing you end up hearing are his frequent childish outbursts that he frequently uses to belittle nurses or family members. Bottom line, choose someone else.
in Montrose, PA |
This Dr. has no courtesy, he is a rude pompous, arrogant individual. He actually refused to speak with my wife, in the hospital when her mother was dying following a stroke. He put his hand up like stopping traffic and told my wife, I have a Dr on the case and he will answer your questions. Mind you he was the surgeon and treating Dr.
in Port Crane, NY |
I have had 3 successful surgeries with Dr. Galyon. Each surgery was perfect - If I needed another surgery and Dr. Galyon was not available I would seek a surgeon out of the area. I trust him 100%. He has always used surgery as the last resort, initially recommending PT and/or steroid injections. There is most always no longer than a 10 minute wait to get in for an appt. He is extremely efficient. He is the only Doctor in that practice I ever recommend.
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Dr. Galyon accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
    Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Galyon has admitting privileges

Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital
169 Riverside Dr
Binghamton, NY 13905
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