Dr. David M. Benglis Jr., MD

Dr. David M. Benglis Jr., MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 40 years old

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The patient-physician interaction and bond is one of the most important parts of my practice. Each one of my patients has a unique clinical condition and I "custom fit" the plan for their comprehensive spine care accordingly. My patients are my family.Read more

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in Bremen,ga |
Dr. Benglis Basically did overkill surgery on the posterior region of my back (neck). I had core compression at c4 he did the surgery, few months later had broken screws. If he would have stopped after the anterior surgery I would have been fine. But I suffer from miserable chronic pain! he destroyed my life instead of making it better. Please Do not go to this doctor. Someone needs to take the knife away from him!!
in Smyrna, GA |
Dr. Benglis performed surgery on me to implant a Spinal Cord Stimulator almost 3 years ago. He did a fantastic job! He is not what I expected from a neurosurgeon; simply because most neurologists aren't exactly known for having a fantastic personality! ?? He is extremely friendly, caring and makes you feel very comfortable. When I have to have my battery replaced for my stimulator I'm going right back to him!
in Tucker, GA |
As a patient of Piedmont Hsp. for over 30 year and 3 back operations and now have Chronic lower back problems with a ton of arthritis and stenosis I am unable to get an appointment to get treatment because they will not take Medicare. Have offered to pay out of pocket and they still will not give me an appointment[ have tried for the past 3-weeks and the will not return my request. Have sent them the CT Lumbar spine scan. Doctors, Where is you Medical Oath??????????????????
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Dr. Benglis Jr.' Care Philosophy

The patient-physician interaction and bond is one of the most important parts of my practice. Each one of my patients has a unique clinical condition and I "custom fit" the plan for their comprehensive spine care accordingly. My patients are my family.

Dr. Benglis Jr.' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

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  • Media & Publications
    • Craniovertebral Junction Abnormalities., In press
    • Hypothermia-evidence based review., In press
    • Robotics, FES, Brain-Computer Interfaces, Locomotor Training Strategies., 2011
    • Syringomyelia, 2011
    • Biology of spine fusion., In press
    • Outcomes in pediatric patients with Chiari malformation Type I followed up without surgery., 2011
    • Treatment of a persistent iatrogenic cerebrospinal fluid-pleural fistula with a cadaveric dural-pleural graft., 2009
    • An anatomical study of the lumbosacral plexus as related to the minimally invasive transpsoas approach to the lumbar spine., 2009
    • Clinical feasibility of minimally invasive cervical laminoplasty., 2008
    • A comprehensive review of the safety profile of bone morphogenetic protein in spine surgery., 2008
    • Acute neurological deficit after minor trauma in an infant with achondroplasia and cervicomedullary compression. Case report and review of the literature., 2007
    • Occiput to Thoracic Fusion After Surgical Resection of Desmoid Tumor., 2011
    • Minimally invasive anterolateral approaches for the treatment of back pain and adult degenerative deformity., 2008
    • Pediatric spinal cord injury in infant piglets: description of a new large animal model and review of the literature., 2010
    • Neurologic findings of craniovertebral junction disease., 2010
    • Atlanta Institute for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (AIMS), 9/1/2012
    • Healthgrades welcome video, 3/22/2012

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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)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


  • Medical School
    University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio

    Graduated in 2004

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Miami_jackson Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Miami_jackson Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 2011

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Miami_jackson Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 2009

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Texas

    Graduated in 1999

  • Other Education
    National Institutes Of Health

    Completed in 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • 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
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery