Dr. David Waters, MD

Dr. David Waters, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(27)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Waters, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Norfolk, VA. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

6261 E Virginia Beach Blvd Ste 200

Norfolk, VA 23502

Contact Information

(757) 625-4455

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Scoliosis
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • 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
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Waters has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • American Sign Language

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Waters' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Waters to family and friends
4.6
based on 27 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Waters' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (5)

in Virginia Beach |
For three/four years I suffered from Sciatica, Spinal Stenosis, and a dislocated disc. On Jan. 18, 2017 I had surgery by David Waters and I am here to tell you, one year later, that I feel wonderful. He is blessed with the ability to correct problems like mine and I cannot recommend him enough.
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Chesapeake, VA |
The best neurosurgeon you could ask for! Very good bedside manor!!!
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Sought a second opinion. Very rude and abrupt dr. Maybe he was tired, but we came away feeling terrible about our visit. Took us months to respond to a review.
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in Virginia Beach, VA |
I have been seeing Dr Waters for the past 3 years. I have been living with back pain from Scoliosis for several years. Dr Waters gave me every chance with less aggressive treatment before major Multi level lumbar fusion surgery . From the first day post op my pain was manageable , now 2 months out...more
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in Virginia Beach, VA |
Dr. Waters was referred to me by a friend and I have appreciated his precision in his diagnosis and help in determining the right course of treatment. In my Father's case it was to not proceed with surgery, even though I had another doctor ready to do surgery ASAP. He is a no nonsense, get to the...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Waters accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Waters has admitting privileges

Bon Secours - Depaul Medical Center
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Norfolk, VA 23505
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Bon Secours - Maryview Medical Center
3636 High St
Portsmouth, VA 23707
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Chesapeake Regional Medical Center
736 Battlefield Blvd N
Chesapeake, VA 23320
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Sentara Leigh Hospital
830 Kempsville Rd
Norfolk, VA 23502
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Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
600 Gresham Dr
Norfolk, VA 23507
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Sentara Princess Anne Hospital
2025 Glenn Mitchell Dr
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
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Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital
1060 First Colonial Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
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