Dr. Edison McDaniels II, MD

Dr. Edison McDaniels II, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Edison McDaniels II, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Jonesboro, AR and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Stanford University in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.

4802 E Johnson Ave

Jonesboro, AR 72401

Contact Information

(870) 936-8000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthPartners
  • Qualchoice
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 90% of peers
Low Back Pain
more than 84% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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14  Procedures

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Malpractice Claims not available

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1 Sanction
  • Wrong-site surgery (5/20/2015)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Wisconsin
1 Board Action
  • Failure to disclose required information (5/10/2016)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Maine


  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Edison McDaniels II, MD
I am 21 years old. I was terrified because people my age do not typically have to have this type of surgery, as well as I had never had surgery before. I thought my surgery would be months after my meeting with him, but it was four days later. He calmed my nerves, and then took 100% of my pain...Read More
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Little Rock, AR – May 26, 2016
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Well I thought he was arrogant uncaring jerk and he didn't care about my prop results stating I had a possible heart attack in the past he just went right on with it and said I'm a surgeon talk to ur doctor about your concerns ! And no pain medication he said they don't give it then I wound up...Read More
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realtreed in Jonesboro, AR – Mar 01, 2016
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