Dr. Edward Flotte, MD

Dr. Edward Flotte, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Edward Flotte, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Mobile, AL and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Birmingham in 1998 and specializes in neurosurgery.

3280 Dauphin St Bldg A

Mobile, AL 36606

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease


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15  Procedures

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  • University Of Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Flotte has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Flotte's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Flotte to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Flotte's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

If you would like a doctor who takes as little time possible with you or has no compassion,this is your guy. He does not care what his patients concerns are and he acts uninterested in your health and dismisses you within the one minute he MAY spend with you. PLEASE THINK TWICE before seeing him....more
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I would never recommend Dr. Flotte. He performed a low back laminectomy on me and removed too much bone , destabiling my spine. I was then forced to have another back surgery a short time later and had a spinal fusion.
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Terrific surgeon. Delivers what he promises. Excellent communicator.
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Well were to start. Surgery itself. 2 level ACDF took 1 hour 15 min typically this is a 2 1/2 hour procedure. 1 year later preparing for a 2nd surgery same area. Bone spurs left behind, and plenty of other conditions left. Although, the post-operative report was fantastic work for lying. VA is...more
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