Dr. Elias Dakwar, MD

Dr. Elias Dakwar, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Dr. Elias Dakwar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 5 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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Spinal Fusion
more than 87% of peers
Spine Deformities
more than 86% of peers
more than 86% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Dakwar does not have any board certifications listed.

52  Conditions Treated

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • 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 Cord Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Split Spinal Cord Malformation
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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19  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Rochester
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of South Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Shriners Hosp Chldrn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

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What People Say About Dr. Elias Dakwar, MD
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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Karen beiriger in Plant City, FL – Oct 11, 2017
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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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John Dziarkowski in Spring Hill, FL – Apr 21, 2017
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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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John R. Gibbs in Tampa, FL – Jul 01, 2016
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