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Dr. Dominic Cannella, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Cannella

Dr. Dominic Cannella, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(515) 224-1777

Dr. Cannella accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
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Dr. Cannella's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cannella treats Low Back Pain more than 61% of his peers

Dr. Cannella treats this condition more than 61% of his peers

Myelopathy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cannella treats Myelopathy more than 53% of his peers

Dr. Cannella treats this condition more than 53% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cannella treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 51% of his peers

Dr. Cannella treats this condition more than 51% of his peers

Dr. Cannella's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • 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)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Dominic Cannella, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1995
Harvard Med School
Fellowship Hospital
1991
University At Buffalo State University Of New York
Residency Hospital
1983
University Miss
Internship Hospital
1982
University Of Florida
Medical School
1995
1991
1983
1982

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4.2

Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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