Dr. Derek Taggard, MD

Dr. Derek Taggard, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Derek Taggard, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Colorado At Denver in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2801 K St Ste 410

Sacramento, CA 95816

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Taggard's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taggard treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Taggard treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Traumatic Brain Injury
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taggard treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Taggard treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Myelopathy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taggard treats Myelopathy more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Taggard treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy

Dr. Taggard's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
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
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Derek Taggard, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Colorado At Denver in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Iowa Hosps and Clinics
Residency Hospital
1996
University Of Colorado At Denver
Medical School
1996

Awards

Dr. Taggard's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Taggard

4.7

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
7.142857142857143%
(1)

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO