Dr. Eric Pierson, MD

Dr. Eric Pierson, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Eric Pierson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lincoln, NE and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1973 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2222 S 16th St Ste 305B

Lincoln, NE 68502

Contact Information

(402) 488-3002

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Pierson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Back Pain
high
more than 88% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 84% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
high
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Pierson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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12  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pierson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pierson's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pierson to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Pierson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Pierson did my neck surgery for me & I was very, very pleased with the outcome!!! I was a bit worried as it was my 2nd neck surgery but everything went great & he even got my 2nd scar lined up with my 1st one. So it looks like I've only had 1 surgery instead of 2. Everything has healed nicely &...more
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He did a great job saving my husband's life with surgery. Staff are kind & his PA was caring and concerned. Dr. Pierson or his PA came to check on my husband everyday while he was in the hospital for 2 weeks.
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Dr. Pierson did surgery on my fathers back and on my back, both with great results. He is very kind and has great bed side manor: He also repositioned my ulner nerve. My hand was numb and two fingers also did not operate correctly. That procedure had an out a 50/50 chance of complete success. My...more
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