Dr. Geoffrey Adey, MD

Dr. Geoffrey Adey, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Geoffrey Adey, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Walnut Creek, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from UNIV OF CO SCH OF MED in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.

1455 Montego Ste 200

Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Contact Information

(925) 937-0404

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • 4 More

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Broken Neck
high
more than 88% of peers
Myelopathy
normal
more than 81% of peers
Spondylosis
normal
more than 68% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • 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
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • UNIV OF CO SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Fletcher Allen Health Care Medical Center Hospital Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Fletcher Allen Health Care Medical Center Hospital Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Adey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Adey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Adey to family and friends
4.2
based on 13 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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

Dr. Adey's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Doctor Adey is the best Neurosurgeon in the country as far as I’m concerned He not only performed a laminectomy on an arachnoid cyst that had calcified! He did a very difficult surgery and he has excellent bedside manners. If it wasn’t for Dr. Adey I wouldn’t be walking again today. I’m on my way...more
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This man does his surgery and says good bye. He is rude, does no follow up and sends you to physical therapy without telling the therapists why you are there. He refuses to give a referral for a post surgery complication, basically my experience is frustration. I had to pay for my post surgery...more
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I unfortunately had to have an emergency C5-C7 Laminectomy. I could not have asked for a better surgeon. He was so thorough, and didn't mind taking his time to help me understand my injury and what to expect during and after my surgery. I was so scared, but during the entire process, he remained...more
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He saved my life...he removed a tumor from my spinal column in January 2012...(Laminectomy C5-C7). I am well now and no more pain. He is the best of the best doctor that I ever met in my life. Thank you Dr. Adey!!
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