Dr. Donald O'Rourke, MD

Dr. Donald O'Rourke, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Donald O'Rourke, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 32 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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  • 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

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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
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • 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
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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 Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • 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
  • 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 32 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

3.9

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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(5)

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Dr. O’Rourke was (is) amazing. He is extremely skilled and knowledgeable and I thank him every day for what he did for my husband.
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Not a single complaint to think of, Dr. O’Rourke and his team are very informative and thorough from the beginning of the process and throughout post surgery actions. This was my first time having brain surgery but after getting opinions from two other highly regarded neurosurgeons prior I had no...Read More
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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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