Dr. Eugene Giddens, MD

Dr. Eugene Giddens, MD

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61 y/o
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Dr. Eugene Giddens, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Myrtle Beach, SC and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.Read his story

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Top Care Areas

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

Broken Neck
very high
more than 99% of peers
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 99% of peers
Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Giddens'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.

Dr. Giddens' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Giddens "Eugene M. Giddens, MD, received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina where he also completed his internship and residency. Dr. Giddens is board certified in neurosurgery by the American Board of Neurological Surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Giddens "We provide treatment options for brain and spine disorders using the latest in state of the art technology and minimally invasive procedures. Conditions treated include spinal disorders; lumbar and cervical stenosis, lumbar and cervical herniations, degenerative spine disease, osteoporosis, spine fractures, spinal tumors, spinal trauma. Other conditions treated include brain tumors, hydrocephalus, cerebrovascular disease, and cranial trauma."

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

111  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epilepsy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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31  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Clemson University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Med University Sc College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Giddens has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Giddens' Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Giddens to family and friends
64 total reviews (31 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (64)

  • 5
    (45)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (17)

Dr. Giddens' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (31)

Made 2 trips without being appraised by office; first visit need current MRI, second visit, needed to bring disc. This we were not told in advance. Dr. Made brief appearance was actually quite arrogant and very dismissive of my issues because I also have COPD and age 68. No exam, no discussion of...more
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Very good doctor. He did excellent work on me. Very professional and patient friendly.
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Thank you for your review of Grand Strand Spine and Neuro! We take pride in serving the Myrtle Beach community and appreciate you taking the time to write such a kind review. We will be sure to pass it along to our staff.

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Dr Giddens is a soft spoken no nonsense man. He has done three surgeries on me and I have always be confident that he would do what was best for me. I wouldn’t have anyone else work on my back.
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Three months after surgery, I'm got my mobility back, I'm pain free thanks to Dr. Giddens and staff. If you need a neurosurgeon call Dr. Giddens at the grand strand facilities.
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Great Doctor. Had surgery and it went great . Pain is almost completely gone. Still little soarnes from surgery but so glad I had it done . Dr Giddens was great very good at letting me know what to exspect...
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