Dr. Gabriel Tender, MD
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Dr. Gabriel Tender, MD


Neurosurgery | Male

LSU Healthcare Network 3700 Saint Charles Ave Fl 4 New Orleans, LA 70115 Get Directions


Dr. Gabriel Tender, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Dr. Tender is affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center, Interim LSU Hospital and Touro Infirmary.

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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (5)
in Gray, La. |
Dr. Gabriel Tender is a very intelligent, kind and caring Doctor. I was hurting badly in my left lower back and he sent me for a MRI and thank God he did, because they found a huge mass in my left kidney that was cancer. I thank the almighty God for Blessing Dr. Tender with his knowledge and allowing Dr. Tender to care for me. God saved my life by sending me to Dr. Tender. Thanks Darlene W.
in Harvey, LA |
I do not recommend Dr. Tender AT ALL! We spent 2 hours in the waiting room to see him for 15 minutes. He blew off my questions. He told me the weakness in my extremities was symptomatic of spinal cord compression and agitation. I have both scoliosis and excessive lordosis and Chiari Malformation. My spine care physician is the one who referred me and it was a huge waste of time. He did not care. He did not want to be there. HIs body language were proof of that!
in New Orleans La. |
I absolutely recommend Dr. Tender, he performed a minimal invasive spine surgery procedure on me and relieved my constant & severe right leg paint. My pain was so severe I could not drive my car, I couldn't walk more than 20 ft. without stopping, but worst of all I could not get comfortable enough to fall asleep. My pain was caused by a bulging disc pressing against the sciatic nerve. I am now pain free..!! Thank you Dr. Gabriel Tender.
in Kenner. La. 70065 |
Dr. Tender has bean my Doctor for couple Years. He perform my back surgery a Bilateral Laminectomy wich was a success.This year my SI joint surgery was with great results. I have nothing but great things yo said about him. He is great surgeon very caring always helpful on any thing you need and he always do the best for you. I trust him because he always spoke the truth about my surgerys giving me the best care I need it . That is way I recommed him to family and freinds.
in Magnolia, MS |
I had a 10 am appt.,so did 7 other people in the waiting room .When they called me back ,they called all 8 at once. After waiting almost 3 hours in the exam room,I called my insurance company and told them that if this was the type of service I could expect from this man,no way was he going cut into my body.NO WAY! None of the people I met in this clinic were friendly in any kind of way. I had the feeling in was a nuisance to them, and not a person in need of health care.
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  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • 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)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease


  • Medical School

    Graduated in 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities