Dr. Eric Scott, MD

Dr. Eric Scott, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Eric Scott, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University of Maryland in 1983 and specializes in neurosurgery.

6440 W Newberry Rd Ste 401

Gainesville, FL 32605

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
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Top Care Areas

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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Scott "Dr. Eric Scott specializes in neurosurgical procedures and treatment of spinal disorders. He has been in private practice in Gainesville, Florida since 1994."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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23  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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University of Maryland
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Fla College Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University of Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Scott has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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What People Say About Dr. Eric Scott, MD
May 10,2018: I am 71 yrs old (ancient I know). Dr Eric Scott fixed my numbness, tingling, and pain in both hands/fingers that progressively worsened for several years. It’s been only a week since my ACDF surgery on 3 cervical vertebrae, removing their discs, inserting “spacers,” platinum brackets...Read More
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Paul J Rhodenizer in Gainesville, FL – May 10, 2018
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Excellent physician! I would highly recommend him to any one with a back issue. He preformed my surgery and I can do nothing but praise him and his staff. It is a very welcoming and caring experience at his office. All of his staff is extremely helpful and patient oriented.
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Brandy Melton in Lake Panasoffkee – Apr 20, 2018
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I saw DR Scott for my beck and back. His staff was amazing. Jennifer called me at night took the time to explain everything I questioned and provided me dogs to calm me in the office. I have no idea what that other comment is about but that person is crazy. Dr Scott and his entire staff were...Read More
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Cheri bloom in Newberry fl – Mar 28, 2018
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If I could leave 0 stars I would. The office staff is incompetent, Jennifer (the doctors wife) is INCREDIBLY RUDE. The doctor refuses to accept faxes, emails, or phone calls, no matter if its hindering his patient's treatment or not. VERY VERY VERY UNPROFESSIONAL! I will never reccomend anyone to...Read More
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Alachua – Mar 23, 2018
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It is hard to find such an honorable, competent, caring surgeon. He has an unbelievable ability to explain all of my issues.
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Bonita Springs , Florida – Feb 02, 2018
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