Dr. David Gruber, MD

Dr. David Gruber, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. David Gruber, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery.

105 W 8th Ave Ste 200

Spokane, WA 99204

Contact Information

(509) 624-9112

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Gruber performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Gruber's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • 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)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • 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)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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19  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Oregon State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Cincinnati Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Cincinnati Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gruber has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gruber's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gruber to family and friends
26 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Gruber's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Gruber and his staff are basically perfect. He is an amazing surgeon and his staff is so friendly, knowledgeable and awesome that I wish I could have this medical team tend to all my health needs. I love them all!!
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I have had two different types of surgery’s with Dr Gruber and his team and have had excellent care both times. David Gruber is awesome and has the best bed side manner of any doctor for this type of work. I will tell anyone and everyone to seek out him for their issues. Both him and his team are...more
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When another surgeon from his office gave no hope and refused surgery, Dr. Gruber came in and not only gave hope...he did the surgery and I was able to walk the next day. I am so incredibly grateful that he worked me in even though he was totally swamped.
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Dr. Gruber is a great guy! I met with Dr. Gruber last Friday and he took the time to review my MRI studies and explain in words I could understand what was going on in my neck. Finally after all of these years in pain and convincing insurance I needed an MRI of my neck, Dr. Gruber explained why I...more
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I tried to schedule an appointment with Doctor Gruber but his female employee said he wouldn't see me because I used to go to another neurosurgeon. I explained that my former doctor no longer accepts my insurance and that I cannot afford to pay the out of pocket out of network costs - Doctor Gruber...more
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