Dr. Eric Scott, MD

Dr. Eric Scott, MD


Neurosurgery | Male | 59 years old

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

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    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (9)
in Gainesville, FL |
Very calm, courteous and smart. Explained why I've been having awful back pain after slipping on a dog toy -yes, as embarrassing as that is - while I am nervous about having surgery, he and his staff were helpful and understanding, and got me in to see him the next day. I can now walk again without pain. Thank you Dr. Scott!
in Branford, Florida |
I just read that review from January 5th and that patient must be insane. I was also in Dr Scotts office that day. His staff was exceedingly professional, went out of their way to help me with my paperwork. I witnessed a man in their office YELLING at staff that he didn't want to pay for a form. I saw the blonde girl explaining that six people touch forms in their office. He was just mad he had to pay for something EVERY office charges for. I love Dr. Scott i had surgery with him and he saved me
Gainesville, FL |
Dr Scott was very professional and knowledgeable. He relieved my pain of over 20 years. However, his office staff is the rudest I have ever seen . This is the reason I will NOT recommend his practice for even my worst enemy.
in Gainesville, FL |
I went to my personal doctor. He sent me to Dr. Scott for my neck. I was afraid of surgery. He spoke to my husband and two daughters and explained my surgery. He took time with me. I had my surgery and I am out of pain completely! I have never felt better. He is the best! His clinic ran late but I got to hold puppies and his staff was very nice and explained the reason why we waited. We love the dogs.
in Gainesville, FL |
Dr. Scott can be quite hostile at times. A very tense man.
Hollister, FL |
I would never send someone to this office. Staff members are rude, and he told me that my pain was due to getting old. When I went to another specialist, I was told I had a protruding disc and was immediately set up for surgery. I was 34 years old when I went to see him. He expected me to live in pain for the rest of my life.
in Gainesville, FL |
Dr. Scott is professional and knows what he is doing. I appreciate the fact that he follows conservative treatment practices so that I have the best shot at recovering fully.
in Gainesville, FL |
This doctor will not allow your PCP visit you while recovering in the hospital, and also has a poor reputation in dealing with other doctors in Gainesville. He is off my list of potential doctors.
Crystal River, FL |
Very professional, intelligent and honest. I have complete trust in him and believe he only provides treatments that are best suited for my conditions.
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Dr. Scott's 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.

Dr. Scott's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Background Check

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Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

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


  • Medical School
    University of Maryland

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    University Fla College Med

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Florida

    Completed in 1990

  • Undergraduate School
    Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery