Dr. David J. Sacco, MD

Dr. David J. Sacco, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgery | Male | 48 years old

I believe that no two patients are alike and I aim to provide comprehensive, patient-centered care by developing an individualized treatment plan for each adult and pediatric patient that is in my care. I strive to combine technical expertise with compassion and respect to ensure my patients and their families are treated with state of the art care as well as the dignity they deserve. The care and treatment that I recommend to my patients is how I would envision treating my own family.Read more

Pediatric Neurosurgical Specialists
7777 Forest Ln Ste B445
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I believe that no two patients are alike and I aim to provide comprehensive, patient-centered care by developing an individualized treatment plan for each adult and pediatric patient that is in my care. I strive to combine technical expertise with compassion and respect to ensure my patients and their families are treated with state of the art care as well as the dignity they deserve. The care and treatment that I recommend to my patients is how I would envision treating my own family.Read more

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Dr. Sacco's Care Philosophy

I believe that no two patients are alike and I aim to provide comprehensive, patient-centered care by developing an individualized treatment plan for each adult and pediatric patient that is in my care. I strive to combine technical expertise with compassion and respect to ensure my patients and their families are treated with state of the art care as well as the dignity they deserve. The care and treatment that I recommend to my patients is how I would envision treating my own family.

Dr. Sacco's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pediatric Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Ataxia
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Spina Bifida
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (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
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    Loyola University Stritch School Medicine

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Kentucky Medical Center

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Kentucky Medical Center

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Children's Hospital Boston-Harvard Medical School

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    University of California At San Diego

    Graduated in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Aneurysm Surgery
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimal Access Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis