Dr. Eric Scott, MD

Dr. Eric Scott, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 61
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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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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. Scott's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Herniated Disc
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very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Scott treats Post-Laminectomy Syndrome more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Scott treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Scott treats Spondylosis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Scott treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Scott's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Fusion
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Pathological Spine Fracture
Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Eric Scott specializes in neurosurgical procedures and treatment of spinal disorders. He has been in private practice in Gainesville, Florida since 1994.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Scott's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Scott

3.8

Based on 61 reviews

5 Stars
68.85245901639344%
(42)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
1.639344262295082%
(1)
2 Stars
3.278688524590164%
(2)
1 Star
26.229508196721312%
(16)

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Dr. Scott and his staff were very professional and supportive;I feel that I received the highest level of care. Dr. Scott was very thorough in his examination and explanation of my condition and gave me options for treatment, and I was grateful not to be pressured into surgery for my back pain and...Read More
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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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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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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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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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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC