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Dr. David Petruska, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. Petruska

Dr. David Petruska, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in West Palm Beach, FL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(561) 882-6214

Dr. Petruska accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for Florida
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Dr. Petruska's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petruska treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Petruska treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Cranial Trauma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petruska treats Cranial Trauma more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Petruska treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petruska performs Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Petruska performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Petruska's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Stroke Prevention
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Petruska, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in West Palm Beach, FL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Louisville School Of Med
Residency Hospital
1986
University Of Louisville Hospital
Internship Hospital
1985
Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
Medical School
University Of Southern California--Bachelor Of Science In Psychobiology
Undergraduate School
1986
1985

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Norton Hospital Patient Satisfaction Award, 2007
  • Norton Hospital Patient Satisfaction Award, 2006
  • Norton Hospital Patient Satisfaction Award, 2008
  • Guide to America's Top Surgeons, 2009

Dr. Petruska's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Petruska

4.8

Based on 16 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Petruska did my cervical spinal surgery and never came to the hospital room after the surgery. When I was finally discharged and went to his office I was told he left the practice. As time went on I wasn’t getting better I was getting worse in more pain than should be. I finally found out he...Read More
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Dr. Petruska treated my son for a traumatic brain injury back in April 2011. My son made a full recovery and Dr. Petruska gave me courage and reassurance every step of the way. I cannot say enough about this man. If he is your surgeon, you are in excellent hands!!!
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