Dr. Edward Oldfield, MD

Dr. Edward Oldfield, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. Edward Oldfield, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University of Kentucky in 1973 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1300 Jefferson Park Ave

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Contact Information

(434) 924-3627

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Oldfield performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
very high
more than 82% of peers
Chiari's Deformity
normal
more than 74% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
normal
more than 40% of peers

Dr. Oldfield's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

38  Conditions Treated

  • Acromegaly
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Prolactinoma
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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8  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Paracentesis
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • National Institute of Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Oldfield has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Oldfield's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Oldfield to family and friends
15 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Oldfield's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Diagnosed with syrinx. Dr old field did surgery last July 2016. Before I was going paralyzed in lower extremities; loss of sensation etc. symptoms were getting worse weekly. Doing great ; surgery did very well for me, I thank god that dr oldfield came into my life at that time. I will be forever...more
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Dr Oldfield is one of the best neurosurgeons in the world,his expertise in Pituitary tumors is outstanding.He operated on my pituitary macroadenoma twice with excellent results.Highly recommend him to all complex pituitary tumor patients
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I MUST give Dr. Edward H. Oldfield my highest possible praise and heartfelt thanks! He was my neurosurgeon at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) 1993. Having suffered with Cushing's Syndrome and Major Depression for 16 years, getting into Dr. Oldfield's hands was like a Christmas present I...more
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when a dr is no longer genuine and becomes patronizing towards his patients, its time to call it a day. He and Vance play tag team and he follows behind her and "closes the deal". They're quite a pair ;) He as not prepared for my appt and it was painfully obvious.
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This guy is a pretentious jerk who thinks he is perhaps a celebrity or that people should be bowing down to him. He seemed to look down on me during my initial visit with him and questioned me with a sort of subtle hostility. Will not be using Edward Oldfield as my neurosurgeon nor will I be going...more
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