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Dr. George Cravens, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 64

Dr. Cravens

Dr. George Cravens, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fort Worth, TX and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Ut Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1980 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(817) 336-0551

Dr. Cravens accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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. Cravens' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cravens treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Cravens treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Broken Neck
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cravens treats Broken Neck more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Cravens treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cravens treats Hydrocephalus more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Cravens treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus

Dr. Cravens' 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
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. George Cravens, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fort Worth, TX and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Ut Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1980 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Louisiana State University
Fellowship Hospital
Louisiana State University
Residency Hospital
Louisiana State University
Internship Hospital
1980
Ut Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
Medical School
University Of Texas / Austin Campus
Undergraduate School
1980

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Cravens' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cravens

3.1

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
48.148148148148145%
(13)
4 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(1)
3 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(1)
2 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(1)
1 Star
40.74074074074074%
(11)

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Dr Cravens did my initial surgery anterior cervical disc fusion 12 years ago. Recently found out my hardware broke in my neck. The neurosurgeon that I was referred to by my neurologist found it by X-Ray and was quick to want to do surgery. Stated he would have to go through the front and the back...Read More
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I had a head injury and went to JPS for my surgery. I then came to CND for my follow ups. Dr Cravens has been kind and compassionate with me. He has taken time to thourghly explain to me what happened during surgery and any symptoms that I have been experiencing. His staff is awesome and thank...Read More
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I was diagnosed with a brain tumor, luckily I was referred to Dr Cravens by my pcp. After my brain surgery I found out that it was not cancer. He was able to remove the tumor and so far I don't have any issues.
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Dr. Cravens new office is right in the heart of downtown Fort Worth in the historic Flatiron building. There was valet parking, which made getting in and out easy. Dr. Cravens has over 25 years of experience, and he really knew what he was talking about. He was a pretty nice guy and very open to...Read More
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