Dr. David A. Vincent, MD

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Dr. David A. Vincent, MD

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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Dr. Vincent believes that the best treatment for most spinal problems is conservative or non-surgical treatment. When this fails, he...   Read More

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      4.8 based on 143 responses
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      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

      • 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

      • 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

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      • 1
        Malpractice Claim

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        • Nature of Complaint: INCIDENT LOCATION: NORFOLK, VA
        • State: Virginia
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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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

      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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      • Media & Publications

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • 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 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.