Dr. Frank Genovese, MD

Dr. Frank Genovese, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Frank Genovese, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Schenectady, NY and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1101 Nott St Fl 6th

Schenectady, NY 12308

Contact Information

(518) 243-3387

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 95% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 90% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
normal
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Genovese'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*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • 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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15  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis

Background Check

2 Malpractice Claims
  • Settlement : 6/5/2015
    Amount or Range: Average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: 12110
    State: New York
  • Settlement : 10/1/2013
    Amount or Range: Above Average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Schenectady County, NY
    State: New York
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

  • R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Univ Of Minnesota
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Univ Of Minnesota
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Genovese has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Genovese has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Genovese's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Genovese to family and friends
16 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Genovese's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

misdiagnose an illness. NEver to be seen again. misdiagnosing a life threatening syndrome ,(Guillen Barr ) Then vanished off on vacation never again checked on patient and never signed off patient to another dc for follow up.. FINALLY after waiting agonizing week PAIN.was able to get .....more
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Very friendly, but direct and cuts to the chase. He listens to you! Was never rushed and always made me feel confident he could help me. After back surgery, first time in 3 yrs wthout back pain. HIGHLY recommend him!
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Saw this Dr when I was transferred in agony from an ER in the Adks to Schenectady, Easter weekend. He came in and said We'll treat your pain, make you comfortable. I have to leave for the holiday, when I come back we'll see what's going on. Against my wishes and staff, he patted my shoulder and...more
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