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Dr. Edward Benzel, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 70

Dr. Benzel

Dr. Edward Benzel, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1975 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(216) 444-2273

Dr. Benzel accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Benzel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Myelopathy
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Benzel treats Myelopathy more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Benzel treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Benzel treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Benzel treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Spinal Cord Tumor
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Benzel treats Spinal Cord Tumor more than 22% of his peers

Dr. Benzel treats this condition more than 22% of his peers

Dr. Benzel's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • 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
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Edward Benzel, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1975 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1981
Wood Va Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1980
Med College Of Wisconsin
Residency Hospital
1976
Med College Wisc Affil Hospital
Internship Hospital
1975
University Of Wisconsin Medical School
Medical School
1981
1980
1976
1975

Awards

Dr. Benzel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Benzel

3.7

Based on 9 reviews

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1 Star
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I am a 37 yr old male that came in with extreme pain and was struggling to walk from a upper thoracic herniation.3 other neurosurgeons and 2 neurologist that had all recommended surgery.He was on track for surgery but then canced everything and just told me I had chronic pain syndrome and wasn't a...Read More
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