Dr. George West, MD

Dr. George West, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. George West, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Englewood, CO and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University of Virginia / Main Campus in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.

499 E Hampden Ave Ste 220

Englewood, CO 80113

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. West'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.

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

14  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • University of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Washington Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Washington Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Atkinson Morley's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. West has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. West's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. West to family and friends
22 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. West's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

It took over 45 minutes past my appointment time to see the doctor. The PA first came in and started asking the same questions that I spent about 20 minutes responding to on the forms. Dr. West came in and started talking in circles, stating he could not help me with no recommendations or...more
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Dr. West is very knowledgeable in his field of medicine. He knew exactly what my problem was with my neck and was able to perform a successful surgery with no complications. Prior to surgery, he explained how and what he was going to do and answered all of my questions. Aside from his knowledge,...more
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