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Dr. Edward Scheid Jr, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 47

Dr. Scheid Jr

Dr. Edward Scheid Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Slingerlands, NY and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(518) 439-4326

Dr. Scheid Jr accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Scheid Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Spinal Fusion
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Scheid Jr performs Spinal Fusion more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Scheid Jr performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Herniated Disc
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Scheid Jr treats Herniated Disc more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Scheid Jr treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Scheid Jr performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Scheid Jr performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Scheid Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • 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 Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

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, sp...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1994
Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
Medical School
1994

Languages

  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Scheid Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Scheid Jr

3.9

Based on 151 reviews

5 Stars
70.19867549668874%
(106)
4 Stars
1.3245033112582782%
(2)
3 Stars
0.6622516556291391%
(1)
2 Stars
1.3245033112582782%
(2)
1 Star
26.490066225165563%
(40)

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Cant say enough about Dr. Schied. He was incredibly helpful to me when I was diagnosed with a ruptured disc in my back with spinal stenosis. He got me right in and put my mind at ease. He is very confident and knows his field. The next day after surgery I was walking around and the pain was so much...Read More
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Highly recommend you see him if you have a back problem. He did a great job on me
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Found my problem right away when others blew me off. He is all business and got my back fixed right. Feel very very lucky that I found him.
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Dr. Scheid is a great guy and an excellent surgeon. I have had 2 surgeries done by him, one on my neck and one on my lower back. My spine was a mess from several work accidents that I had 10 years ago and I’ve been suffering with it. I had seen many, many doctors who offered me shots or told me...Read More
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My best friend recommended that I see Dr. Scheid for a herniated C5-6 disc that I had in my neck. I had seen another doctor but wanted a second opinion. Dr. Scheid was great. He explained everything to my husband and I and made sure I was comfortable. I ended up having surgery with Dr. Scheid- a C5...Read More
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