Dr. Dante Vacca, MD

Dr. Dante Vacca, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Dante Vacca, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Nevada School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in neurosurgery.

5590 Kietzke Ln

Reno, NV 89511

Contact Information

(775) 323-2080

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

53  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
  • 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 Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • 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
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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

  • University Of Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vacca has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vacca's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vacca

3.4

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
58.333333333333336%
(7)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(4)

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Our experience to obtain an appointment, get neurosurgeon assigned and see Dr Vacca was a very disappointing one. The clinic staff was NOT interested in assisting us, it took great amount of persistence and numerous calls to get our appointment for a severe tri- level cervical condition. We...Read More
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Dr Vacca performed a back operation and I was pleased.... He is the best in the west.... in all ways he is the best.... I would never see another doctor again..
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I had C3-C7 replacement. With bone spurs pressing into spinal column. Dr Vacca explained clearly what was wrong, what needed to be done and how it would fix my neck pain. At surgery he had a Nerve specialist there and my surgery was done as planned. It takes awhile to heal, but Dr Vacca was...Read More
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