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Dr. David Semenoff, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Semenoff

Dr. David Semenoff, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(518) 262-5088

Dr. Semenoff accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Semenoff's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Semenoff treats Spondylosis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Semenoff treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Semenoff treats Meningiomas more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Semenoff treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Semenoff treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Semenoff treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Semenoff's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • 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
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Semenoff, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Albany Medical College
Medical School
1985
Albany Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1980
Georgetown University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1985
1980

Awards

Dr. Semenoff's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Semenoff

4.4

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
6.451612903225806%
(2)
1 Star
9.67741935483871%
(3)

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Dr. Semenoff is, what I refer to him as, a miracle worker! He rescued me! I couldn't walk, stand, lay down without terrible pain. I can now ski, bicycle, walk, run, just amazing. I suffered for 2 years before I was brave enough to have surgery. I should've done it sooner. He also, is the nicest,...Read More
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Dr. Semenoff gave me my life back eighteen years ago! After all of these years, I'm starting to have some issues. I wouldn't want anyone but Dr. Semenoff to work on my spine.
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Dr. Semenoff was extremely attentive in listening to my history and spent time explaining the results on my MRI. He did not recommend surgery or medications in my case and gave me solid clinical recommendations regarding next steps in the recovery process. Although it took 3 weeks to get an...Read More
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Dr. Semenoff performed a 4 level fusion on my lumbar spine. I went from being almost totally disabled to being 90 percent within a few months. 18 months later, I am mobile and pain free. He is an expert surgeon and has a kind, gentle manner. All procedures are explained in detail and all questions...Read More
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Extremely compassionate bedside manner. He removed my pituitary tumor without an issue. He came highly recommended. A fellow neurosurgeon asked me who was doing my surgery and when I told him Dr. Semenoff, he said that is who he would have do any surgery he needed. It sounded genuine and judging by...Read More
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