Dr. Deborah Blades, MD

Dr. Deborah Blades, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Deborah Blades, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Independence, OH and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.

6701 Rockside Rd Ste 100

Independence, OH 44131

Contact Information

(440) 746-1055

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Blades' Top Procedures and Conditions

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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
Spine Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blades treats Spine Disorders more than 64% of her peers

Dr. Blades treats this condition more than 64% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

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
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
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 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
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Deborah Blades, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Independence, OH and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • University Hospital Of Cleveland
    Residency Hospital
  • Bellevue Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital
  • 1986
    Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    1986

Awards

Dr. Blades' Reviews

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4.6

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
87.5%
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4 Stars
4.166666666666667%
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1 Star
8.333333333333334%
(2)

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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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I got lumbar injections for 10 yrs, had physical therapy and chiropractic care. The leg pain became to much and the injections weren't lasting. So happy with Dr. Blades!! She is the surgeon that other Dr.'s use. Conservative surgeon!! Not a slice and dice type of doctor at all!! Kind, gentle,...Read More
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Dr Blades performed three surgeries on my neck and back. She did a great job However, Marie in her office doesn't know how to treat patients. She doesn't know what customer service is
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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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