Dr. Dilantha Ellegala, MD

Dr. Dilantha Ellegala, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Dilantha Ellegala, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Forest, VA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery, cerebrovascular neurosurgery, and more.Read his story

1019 Vista Park Dr Ste A1

Forest, VA 24551

Contact Information

(888) 957-7463

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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. Ellegala's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ellegala treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Ellegala treats this condition more than 86% of his 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. Ellegala treats Spine Disorders more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Ellegala treats this condition more than 73% of his 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
Spinal Stenosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ellegala treats Spinal Stenosis more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Ellegala treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Ellegala's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
Aneurysm
Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
Arthritis of the Spine
Astrocytoma
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brainstem Glioma
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Chordoma
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Glioma
Gliomatosis Cerebri
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
Hydrocephalus, Adult
Hydrocephalus, Child
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Malignant Glioma
Medulloblastoma
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Oligodendroglioma
Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pediatric Spinal Tumor
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Ruptured Aneurysm
Saccular Aneurysm
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma

About Me

Biography

"Graduating with honors from the University Of Washington School Of Medicine in Seattle, Dr. Ellegala continued his studies with a neurosurgical residency at the University of Virginia. He spent a year as the Senior Registrar at Auckland Hospital, Ne...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Critical Care Neurosurgery
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2005
    Harvard & Peter Bent Brigham Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital
    2005
  • 2004
    University Of Virginia Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2004
  • 1997
    University Of Washington Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1997
  • 1995
    Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    1995
  • 1986
    University Of Washington
    Undergraduate School
    1986

Awards

Dr. Ellegala's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ellegala

3.7

Based on 36 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
2.7777777777777777%
(1)
1 Star
30.555555555555557%
(11)

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  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
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The consult was very good. I'd like to hear from more patients that have had the sonosculping surgery for advanced spinal stenosis please. You can email me at jpmilam@yahoo.com or call me at 703-962-0751
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My husband has alot of junk going on in his back. We were able to get into see Dr. Ellegala within 2 days of sending the requested information to them. I was impressed w/ the PA & Dr. Ellegala, both were informative & professional as well as concerned for not only my husband but also for me. the...Read More
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My husband and I drove three hours to Lynchburg and three hours back to have an appointment with Dr. Ellegala. I have scoliosis, stenosis, and bulging disc and am candidate for fusion which i am trying to avoid. I was really looking forward to this appointment for alternative. We were very...Read More
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Hi M Bradshaw, We are sorry to hear you left...Read More
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Did GREAT job with neck surgery!!!
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Virginia Neurospine filed claim with my insurance stating that I had seen Dr Ellegala. An investigator from the insurance company called me and asked me which Dr had seen me. I truthfully stated that I had seen his RN and not Dr Ellegala. The insurance denied the claim and Dr Ellegala sent me...Read More
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