Dr. Dean Kostov, MD

Dr. Dean Kostov, MD

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Dr. Dean Kostov, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Newport News, VA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med in 2004 and specializes in neurosurgery.

12200 Warwick Blvd Ste 410

Newport News, VA 23601

Contact Information

(757) 534-5200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kostov performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 97% of peers
Myelopathy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Kostov's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • 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
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • 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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17  Procedures

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

  • Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kostov has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kostov's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kostov to family and friends
20 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Kostov's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I was seen by Dr. Kostov for emergency surgery, he was abrasive, cold and only introduced himself after my fiancé introduced himself. My fiancé watched as a team from riverside ER escorted me back to my ER room. He made no effort to explain or alleviate any of my fears or concerns but made time...more
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Dr. Kostov is an excellent surgeon. He explains everything that is going to take place before & after your surgery. Dr. Kostov has a very nice bedside manner; and he takes the time to answer all your questions.
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Dr Kostov is an excellent surgeon. I highly recommend him. His talents are exceptional.
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Dr. Kostov explained what needed to be done to my back and why. He answered my questions, which I had mostly prepared at home after thinking abut my back problems and the upcoming surgery. I was told he could not improve my back pain more than 75% . After nearly 11 months, I am not walking or...more
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