Dr. Elias Dakwar, MD

Dr. Elias Dakwar, MD

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Dr. Elias Dakwar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester in 2005 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2 Tampa General Cir Fl 7th

Tampa, FL 33606

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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. Dakwar's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Spondylolisthesis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dakwar treats Spondylolisthesis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Dakwar treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dakwar treats Spine Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Dakwar treats this condition more than 100% 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
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dakwar treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 99% of his peers

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

Dr. Dakwar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Split Spinal Cord Malformation
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Elias Dakwar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester in 2005 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

2013
Shriners Hosp Chldrn
Fellowship Hospital
2013
University Of South Florida
Residency Hospital
2005
University Of Rochester
Medical School
2013
2013
2005

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

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This is the Doctor you need! He is excellent. Call him immediately if you need ortho! He has me standing up straight.
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Dr. Elias Dakwar removed a Cyst from my spine in 2014. Recovery was 100% ....I highly recommend him.
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Dr Dakwa was so good....He did my Lumbar spine with a Lordic Cage and fusion at L-4,L-5. It only gets better with time. It was done /03/06/2015 and with time and careful movement the area only gets better and better. I WOULD RECOMMEND HIM TO ANYONE...It is ridiculous to think mediately with nothing...Read More
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