Dr. Edward Scheid Jr, MD

Dr. Edward Scheid Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Edward Scheid Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Slingerlands, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1220 New Scotland Rd Ste 204

Slingerlands, NY 12159

Contact Information

(518) 439-4326

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Herniated Disc
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Scheid Jr "Neurosurgery at Capital Region Special Surgery offers rapid and comprehensive care for back and neck pain, degenerative spine disease and complex disorders. Our approach is to combine the least invasive with the most effective treatment available, specifically tailored for each patient. We see new patients in 48 hours. We specialize in evidence-based, multi-disciplinary treatments that include comprehensive diagnostic imaging on-site, McKenzie physical therapy, pain management, neurology, and minimally invasive surgery. Our team of highly skilled surgeons and allied health professionals are committed to excellence in all areas of spine care and bring a high level of compassion, experience and specialized training to our patients."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • 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
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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19  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Scheid Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Scheid Jr

3.6

Based on 124 reviews

5 Stars
63.70967741935484%
(79)
4 Stars
1.6129032258064515%
(2)
3 Stars
0.8064516129032258%
(1)
2 Stars
1.6129032258064515%
(2)
1 Star
32.25806451612903%
(40)

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When faced with a major heath issue like I had, three discs pushing on your spinal cord, you only want the best to take care of you. I asked around and the same name kept coming up- Dr. Scheid. I saw him and I was not disappointed. He explained everything until I literally had no more questions for...Read More
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KC – Sep 06, 2018
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Highly satisfied with the operation Dr .Scheid performed on me. I had an excellent outcome. Had a large herniation and he removed the piece that was abutting the nerves leading to my legs. I had immediate improvement after the operation. OVer the course of several months I regained most of my...Read More
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H.F. – Sep 06, 2018
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Dr. Scheid is amazing. He operated on me as well as a friend I referred, and a relative. All three of us are doing extremely well. I can't say enough about the excellent care I received from Dr. Scheid and his nurses.
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Kristen H – Sep 06, 2018
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Down to earth. Listens to you. Really felt that I was in good hands from the moment I met him. Turns out I was right. He nailed the cause of my pain and surgery went very very well!
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Chrissy C. – Aug 23, 2018
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Excellent experience overall. The office runs like a finely oiled machine. I was seen quickly, got a scan after seeing the PA, then saw Dr. Scheid all in the same day. He referred me to PT for a slipped disc, which unfortunately didn't do a whole lot. Next he recommended a cortisone shot. I had...Read More
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DJ – Aug 16, 2018
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