Dr. David Forshaw, MD

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Dr. David Forshaw, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

(203) 755-6677

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Dr. Forshaw specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Shelton, CT. He practices at 2 locations.

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthyCT
  • Self Pay
  • Tricare

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4.8 based on 9 responses
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Experience with Dr. Forshaw
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (9)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Answered all my questions and addressed all of my concerns. Extremely professional and incredibly passionate
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Easy to talk to. Explains situation thoroughly. Patiently answers questions. Very comfortable experience. Never felt rushed.
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Critical Care Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurocritical Care
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stress Fracture
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Vertebral Fracture

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Degenerative Disc surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Failed Back Surgery Revision
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulator
  • Intracranial Surgery
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgery of Brain Tumors
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Trauma Neurosurgery

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

  • 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

  • Medical School
    New York University

    Graduated in 2004

  • Internship Hospital
    New York University Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital

    Completed in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    New York University Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital

    Completed in 2009

  • Undergraduate School
    New York University

    Graduated in 1999

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • 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
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Dr. Forshaw's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Forshaw

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients