Dr. Gary Dix, MD

Dr. Gary Dix, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Gary Dix, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Annapolis, MD and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Faculty Of Med University Of Stellenbosch in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1000 Bestgate Rd Ste 400

Annapolis, MD 21401

Contact Information

(410) 266-2720

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Partners

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Top Care Areas

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Spondylosis
very high
more than 90% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
high
more than 80% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 79% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • 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
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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23  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Faculty Of Med University Of Stellenbosch
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Calgary / Faculty Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Calgary / Faculty Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dix has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dix's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Dix

4.4

Based on 41 reviews

5 Stars
80.48780487804878%
(33)
4 Stars
2.4390243902439024%
(1)
3 Stars
2.4390243902439024%
(1)
2 Stars
9.75609756097561%
(4)
1 Star
4.878048780487805%
(2)

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At my first appointment he sent me to get some MRI’s. Scheduled a follow up after the MRI’s were done. Office cancelled my appt. so I re-scheduled. They cancelled again. Both of the cancellations were just a few days before my appointment. Called back a few months later and ‘Christina’ (office...Read More
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After several different doctors, months of constant pain I went to Dr. Dix. I had a herniated disc that compressed the nerve in my spine. He performed a Laminectomy, decompression of spinal cord. The surgery was a success. I woke with no pain for the first time in 9 months. Since surgery I have not...Read More
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Dr. Dix and his entire office, especially Cristina, deserve 5 stars all the way! The ease of making appointments, getting in contact with someone from the office and every other detail involved in my care we exceptional! Within 1 week of being diagnosed with a brain tumor; I had been seen in the...Read More
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The S-I Joint fusion he performed on my wife was simply outstanding. She went from nearly wheelchair bound, on heavy painkillers to walking without even a cane. Her blood pressure is so good, she's been able to stop that medicine entirely, for the first time in at least 3 years.
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Dr. Dix installed my spinal cord stimulator. I was released from the hospital after surgery in extreme pain and without all of my required medication. Two days later the on call doctor was able to fax in the required muscle relaxers. My follow up was done by the PA who was rude and did not listen...Read More
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