Dr. Gary Rea, MD
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Dr. Gary Rea, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

Ohio State University Spine Ctr 543 Taylor Ave Fl 1, Columbus, OH 43203 Get Directions
(614) 293-2225

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Dr. Rea specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Columbus, OH. He practices at 1 location.

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      • Aetna
      • American Republic
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • CareSource
      • Cigna
      • Commercial Insurance Company
      • Coventry Health Care
      • Golden Rule
      • Humana
      • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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      • Medical Mutual of Ohio
      • Molina Healthcare
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      • UnitedHealthCare
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Neurosurgery

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      • Neurosurgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Aneurysm
      • Brain Disorders
      • Broken Neck
      • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
      • Cerebrovascular Disease
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Epilepsy
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hydrocephalus
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Myelopathy
      • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Pseudotumor Cerebri
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Spinal Cord Injury
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Stroke
      • Thoracic Spine Fracture
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

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

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Baylor University

        Graduated in 1976

      • Internship Hospital
        Baylor

        Completed in 1977

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus

        Completed in 1985

        University Tex

        Completed in 1978

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Zurich

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Neurosurgery
      • Board certified in Neurosurgery
      • Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Rea's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Rea

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients