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
  • 19 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Nevada
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Vacca's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Neuroplasty
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vacca performs Neuroplasty more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Vacca performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vacca treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 93% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vacca treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Vacca treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Vacca's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Vacca's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vacca

3.4

Based on 12 reviews

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

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Dr. Vacca's Performance
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  • Staff friendliness
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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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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus Test POS II
American Republic
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Test PPO
Blue Cross
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Federal Employee Program
ChoiceCare Network
Choice Care (Humana)
ChoiceCare Network HMO
ChoiceCare Network PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Delta Health System
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test HMO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
HealthFirst
HealthSmart
Hometown Health Plan
Medicare Advantage - Freedom Basic PPO
Medicare Advantage - Value Basic HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MedHealthInsurance
Medicaid
Amerigroup
Medicaid HMO
MultiPlan
Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
PHCS Network
Mutual of Omaha
Premera Blue Cross
Heritage Signature
Simplifi
Tricare
Prime
Standard
TriCare for Life
Tricare HMO
Tricare PPO
TRICARE Prime Overseas
UnitedHealthCare
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 1 HMO
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 2 HMO
Navigate HMO
Options PPO
Secure Horizons
Secure Horizons PPO
United Healthcare
Universal Health Network
Univera Healthcare
Univera Healthcare PPO
Universal Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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