Dr. David Fusco, MD

Dr. David Fusco, MD

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39 y/o
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Dr. David Fusco, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chandler, AZ and has been practicing for 8 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

Barrow Brain and Spine

1875 W Frye Rd # 300

Chandler, AZ 85224
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Spondylosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 94% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Fusco's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fusco "David Fusco, MD, graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of arts in chemistry from Harvard University, Boston, in 2000. He received his doctor of medicine from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City in 2007. While at Columbia, he completed the Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship. During his residency at Barrow Neurological Institute at Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Dr. Fusco completed in-folded fellowships in complex spinal surgery, minimally invasive spinal surgery, pediatric deformity and scoliosis surgery, endoscopic and skull base surgery, and stereotactic radiosurgery. Dr. Fusco has published more than 25 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and presented at several neurosurgical conferences at the state and national levels. He has received multiple awards for research presentations and was honored on several occasions for his dedication to resident education. Dr. Fusco treats patients with complex and simple cranial and spinal disorders, utilizing the latest in surgical techniques and instrumentation. He often employs minimally invasive approaches. Dr. Fusco strongly believes that patients who have a thorough understanding of their medical condition are able to make the best possible decision in collaboration with their healthcare provider. Dr. Fusco was born and raised in the New York City area. His hobbies include tennis, downhill skiing, hiking, cycling, and traveling with his wife, Erika."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fusco "Dr. Fusco strongly believes that patients who have a thorough understanding of their medical condition are able to make the best possible decision in collaboration with their healthcare provider."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Fusco does not have any board certifications listed.

58  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Astrocytoma
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Glioma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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33  Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • BARROW NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • BARROW NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Complex Spinal Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery, Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Pediatric Deformity and Scoliosis Surgery, Miami Childrens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Vascular and Skull Base Surgery, Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fusco's Reviews

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Dr. Fusco is one of the most AMAZING, thorough, intelligent, compassionate physicians that I have ever been to in my 62 years. I know that I am in good hands with him. He is the BEST!!! I am so grateful that he is taking care of my spine issues, now. I wish that he would have been my surgeon...Read More
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Sammi Arden in Clarkdale, Arizona – May 10, 2018
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Written reviews of doctors should have little effect on which to choose. In my opinion, a doctor should make you feel at ease when you are one on one with them. You should not feel intimidated, condescended, hurried,or unsure during your time with the doctor. I chose, and you do have a choice,...Read More
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Danny in Chandler, AZ – Oct 24, 2017
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Dr. Fusco is very skillled, focused, and kind. His office staff is responsive and professional. I feel very lucky and blessed to have been under his care.
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El Paso TX – Oct 21, 2017
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On 1 Feb 16, Dr. Fusco performed a Laminectomy on L 3-4, L 4-5 and L 5-S of my Lumbar Spine. I was experiencing severe pain down the back of the legs. I could not do anything, including work, exercise, even getting into and out of bed was painful. The operation was a complete success. I stayed...Read More
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Frank M in Mesa, AZ – Jul 15, 2016
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