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Dr. Deborah Blades, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Female · Age 57

Dr. Blades

Dr. Deborah Blades, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Independence, OH and has been practicing for 33 years. She graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(440) 746-1055

Dr. Blades accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Blades' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blades treats Low Back Pain more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Blades treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blades treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Blades treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blades treats Spondylosis more than 77% of her peers

Dr. Blades treats this condition more than 77% of her peers

Dr. Blades' conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • 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)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Deborah Blades, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Independence, OH and has been practicing for 33 years. She graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Bellevue Hospital Center
Residency Hospital
University Hospital Of Cleveland
Residency Hospital
1986
Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1986

Awards

Dr. Blades' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Blades

4.7

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
88.46153846153847%
(23)
4 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
3 Stars
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1 Star
7.6923076923076925%
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When I first me Dr Blades My neck was not stable, due to a bad surgery 4 months earlier with a different Dr Dr Blades operated through the front of my neck fusing four discs, the experience with her and her team was excellent, Both she and her staff were so efficient and kind, my surgery was...Read More
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Dr. Blades is extremely warm and caring. She listens closely to what your concerns are, however her nurse Tracy needs an attitude adjustment, she’s very rude and acts as if she’s the doctor.
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Dear Dr. Blades, On August 21, 2017 your removed a cyst from my spine. After 10 months I am finally pain free. It took that long for the nerve to mend. Thank you for taking care of me. Cheryl Storgard
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I needed an Angel and a miracle. God responded with Dr Blades. If I could give 100 stars, I would! I now live across country and desperately miss her warm smile and reassurance. Highly recommended and Thank you Dr Blades. Walter
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My husband is about to have his third surgery with Dr Blades. She is amazing. She is thorough, caring, and always so pleasant. Dr Blades performs difficult surgeries that others won't attempt. And when you visit her, she acts like you are the only person she is seeing that day. We have heard that...Read More
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