Dr. Donald O'Rourke, MD

Dr. Donald O'Rourke, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Donald O'Rourke, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in neurosurgery.

3400 Spruce St Ofc FL3

Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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Dr. O'Rourke's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Rourke performs Brain Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. O'Rourke performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Rourke performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 94% of his peers

Dr. O'Rourke performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Brain Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Rourke treats Brain Cancer more than 91% of his peers

Dr. O'Rourke treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. O'Rourke's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
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
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
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Ear Disorders
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 Block, Somatic
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Donald O'Rourke, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • University Of Pennsylvania Medical Center Presbyterian
    Residency Hospital
  • University Of Pennsylvania Medical Center Presbyterian
    Internship Hospital
  • 1987
    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1987

Awards

Dr. O'Rourke's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. O'Rourke

3.8

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
60%
(12)
4 Stars
10%
(2)
3 Stars
5%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
25%
(5)

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I had excruciating sciatica pain down my right leg, a pulling sensation in my lower back, and my foot was going numb. I had Physical Therapy and injection, but there was no relief. I was repeatedly reaching for pain pills, and my boyfriend said "you need to stop the pain pills and go see the...Read More
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After many second opinions, and speaking to others at the same hospital, I came to realize that he didn't perform the surgery in the most efficient and effective manner. He performed a craniotomy for a Pituitary Tumor when 6 other prominent Neurosurgeons throughout the US all agreed that it should...Read More
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I would most definately recommend Dr. O'Rourke to anyone in need of a highly competent neurosurgeon. I had 2 surgeries in the last 3 years performed with the utmost professionalism. One was a type of brain surgery for a condition called Chiari Malformation and the other a lumbar surgery with nerve...Read More
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I've been Dr O'rourke's patient for 9 months ACDF surgery. Very good experience. Explained everything. I trust him with my life.
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Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
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
Geisinger Health Plan
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
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