Dr. Edward Prostko, MD

Dr. Edward Prostko, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 69
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Dr. Edward Prostko, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Washington, PA. He specializes in neurosurgery.

380 W Chestnut St

Washington, PA 15301

Contact Information

(724) 228-1414

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Prostko's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Prostko treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Prostko treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Prostko treats Spine Disorders more than 79% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Prostko treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Prostko treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Prostko's conditions and procedures:

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
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
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 Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Edward Prostko, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Washington, PA. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Dr. Prostko's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Prostko

4.2

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
80%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
20%
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Dr. Prosko just did my cervical disectomy and fusion on c4-c6 and I couldn't be happier. The surgeon who was supposed to do my surgery had an emergency and Dr. Prostko picked up my case at the last moment for him. He kept me and my family well informed on all aspects of the surgery and recovery....Read More
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I have a cervical spine condition that is rare and serious. I went to several neurologists for their opinions and we chose Dr. P. for surgery. He is a gifted and brilliant surgeon and we will be forever grateful. He is totally 5 star. My husband had a lower back pain issue and he diagnosed it and...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice 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
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UPMC
UPMC PPO

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