Dr. David Schickner, MD

Dr. David Schickner, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(20)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Schickner, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Waco, TX. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.

1105 Wooded Acres Dr Ste 240

Waco, TX 76710

Contact Information

(254) 292-1090

Insurance Accepted

  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 95% of peers
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
very high
more than 94% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
43

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

1 Sanction
  • Unknown (8/14/2003)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Dr. David John Schickner: Licensee has surrendered his license to resolve a disciplinary action. No practice is permitted.
    State: California
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Uc Irvine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Uc Irvine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Schickner has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Schickner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schickner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schickner to family and friends
3.5
based on 20 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Schickner's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Waco, TX |
The BEST Doctor my husband and I have ever seen. He did a fantastic job on my husbands back surgery, and a fantastic job on my neck surgery. He always took time to listen, and never rushed us out! I would recommend Doctor Schickner to everyone !
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Schickner accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Schickner has admitting privileges

Providence Healthcare Network
6901 Medical Pkwy
Waco, TX 76712
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