Dr. David A. Vincent, MD

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Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery | Male

Neurosurgical Specialists Inc 6261 E Virginia Beach Blvd Ste 200, Norfolk, VA 23502 Get Directions
(757) 625-4455

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Vincent believes that the best treatment for most spinal problems is conservative or non-surgical treatment. When this fails, he ties to employ the least invasive technique possible. He focuses on minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of spinal disorders; including degenerative disease, deformity, tumors, and fractures. He has a strong focus on minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of these disorders, with key emphasis on motion preservation. Please visit www.spinesurgeryvirginia.com.Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vincent to family and friends
4.8
based on 147 total surveys (5 with reviews)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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in Virginia Beach, VA |
I call Dr. Vincent, Saint Vincent. Not only is he a top notch Dr. but he is a terrific human being. He has integrity and is caring. If you ask anyone who works for him or has met him they will all tell you the same thing. He removed two tumors from inside my spinal canal. I feel blessed to have found him.
Norfolk, VA |
Dr. Vincent and his staff were very responsive to my needs at the beginning of a long holiday weekend. As expected, he initially tried conservative treatment but when, within days, it was obvious it was not going to improve my condition, he scheduled me for surgery. I am very pleased with the results and with the care I received.
in Virginia Beach, VA |
I had a cervical fusion on two levels in Dec 2015 after being referred to Dr. Vincent by many other physicians. I felt that my entire experience was professional, caring, and successful, other than the choice of Bon Secours hospital. The hospital staff was overworked, inattentive, and there were poor conditions.
in Virginia Beach, VA |
I have scoliosis , Dr Vincint performed a multi level lumbar fusion . From day 1 post op I had minimal pain , now 2 months post op I am feeling great .
in Virginia Beach, Va. |
Dr. Vincent is an extremely knowledgeable, very caring & amazingly capable Neuro Surgeon. He explains all the information you need to understand your surgery in a very clear & thorough way. He is extremely enthusiastic about his profession & does an amazingly good job in accomplishing what he plans to do in his complex spinal surgeries. He also has a great bedside manner. I could have not asked for a better & more capable surgeon to operate on my back.
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Specialties

  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

Dr. Vincent says..

Dr. Vincent is a board certified, complex spine fellowship trained neurosurgeon who specializes in degenerative spine conditions, spinal deformity, and spinal tumors.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeon (FACS), a Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (FAANS), and is in the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS).  He is a Proctor for the Society of Lateral Access surgeons and teaches minimally invasive spinal surgery techniques at courses throughout the year.

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  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

Dr. Vincent says..

Dr. Vincent teaches minimally invasive techniques at courses across the country.  He is active in the development of spinal surgery instrumentation and techniques and has helped develop multiple minimally invasive and open spinal instrumentation systems.  He focuses on spinal disease with specific emphasis on minimally invasive methods of treating diseases such as spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, scoliosis/kyphosis, and spinal tumors.

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  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Total Disc Replacement

Background Check

  • 1
    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Vincent has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Amount or Range: Average
    • Nature of Complaint: INCIDENT LOCATION: NORFOLK, VA
    • State: Virginia
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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Virginia Health System

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Virginia Hospital

    Completed in 2002

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Alabama Hospital

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    University of The South

    Graduated in 1991

Awards & Recognition

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    Dr. Vincent has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Vincent's Office & Staff

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16 – 30 minutes

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Dr. Vincent's Care Philosophy

Dr. Vincent believes that the best treatment for most spinal problems is conservative or non-surgical treatment. When this fails, he ties to employ the least invasive technique possible. He focuses on minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of spinal disorders; including degenerative disease, deformity, tumors, and fractures. He has a strong focus on minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of these disorders, with key emphasis on motion preservation.  Please visit www.spinesurgeryvirginia.com.

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Dr. Vincent says...

Dr. Vincent is a board certified, complex spine fellowship trained neurosurgeon who specializes in degenerative spine conditions, spinal deformity, and spinal tumors.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeon (FACS), a Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (FAANS), and is in the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS).  He is a Proctor for the Society of Lateral Access surgeons and teaches minimally invasive spinal surgery techniques at courses throughout the year.

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Dr. Vincent says...

Dr. Vincent teaches minimally invasive techniques at courses across the country.  He is active in the development of spinal surgery instrumentation and techniques and has helped develop multiple minimally invasive and open spinal instrumentation systems.  He focuses on spinal disease with specific emphasis on minimally invasive methods of treating diseases such as spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, scoliosis/kyphosis, and spinal tumors.