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Dr. Gavin Britz, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 55

Dr. Britz

Dr. Gavin Britz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1987 and specializes in neurosurgery and diagnostic radiology.


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(713) 441-3800

Dr. Britz accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Britz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Britz treats Subdural Hemorrhage more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Britz treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Cerebral Hemorrhage
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Britz treats Cerebral Hemorrhage more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Britz treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage With Amyloidosis, Hereditary, Dutch Type
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Cerebrovascular Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Britz treats Cerebrovascular Disease more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Britz treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Britz's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. Gavin Britz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1987 and specializes in neurosurgery and diagnostic radiology.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Diagnostic Radiology

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Washington
Residency Hospital
2000
University Of Washington
Fellowship Hospital
1993
John Hopkins Hospital
Internship Hospital
1990
University Of Witwatersrand
Internship Hospital
1987
University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences
Medical School
2000
1993
1990
1987

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Britz

3.8

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Did nothing to help prepare us for the worst. Put us up the oldest darkest part of the hospital. Did nothing to find us other doctors at Methodist we would like. When things went wrong, left us with mediocre floor doctors who treated us like just another number and disappeared. We were in that...Read More
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I came to Dr Britz from Memphis TN by recommendation from Dr Osama Gaber. I presented with a tumor on my brainstem. I was so afraid after getting no comfort from doctors here. Dr Britz and his FNP assured me that I would be just fine. They were very confident in their abilities, I began to feel...Read More
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