Dr. David Petruska, MD

Dr. David Petruska, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. David Petruska, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in West Palm Beach, FL and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery.

927 45th St Ste 204

West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Contact Information

(561) 882-6214

Insurance Accepted

  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Cranial Trauma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
high
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Petruska'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*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • 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 Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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16  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stroke Prevention
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • 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
Media & Publications

Dr. Petruska has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Petruska does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Petruska and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Petruska's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Petruska to family and friends
15 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Petruska'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 (1)

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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