Dr. George Huffmon III, MD

Dr. George Huffmon III, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 52
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Dr. George Huffmon III, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Wilmington, NC and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery, critical care neurosurgery, and more.Read his story

2208 S 17th St Ste 201

Wilmington, NC 28401

Contact Information

(910) 763-3333

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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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. Huffmon III's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Huffmon III performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Huffmon III performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Spinal Cord Stimulation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Huffmon III performs Spinal Cord Stimulation more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Huffmon III performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Huffmon III treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Huffmon III treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Huffmon III's conditions and procedures:

Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor Surgery
Broken Neck
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Disc Degeneration
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Microdiscectomy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Surgery
Chiari's Deformity
Complex Spine Surgery
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Hematoma
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulator
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Low Back Pain
Lower Spine Surgery
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Meningiomas
Microdiscectomy
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurosurgical Procedures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Pathological Spine Fracture
Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
Secondary Malignancies
Skull Fracture
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Surgery
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Internal Fixation
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Thoracic Disc Disorders
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

" As a neurosurgeon, I strive to learn state of the art techniques that allow me to offer the best and most progressive options to my patients.  My goal is to speak with my patients on a level they can understand, taking complicated situations and allowing them to make the most informed decisions possible."

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Critical Care Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • University Of Kentucky Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • 1998
    University Of Tn Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1998
  • 1992
    The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University
    Medical School
    1992
  • North Carolina State University, Raleigh North Carolina
    Undergraduate School

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Dr. Huffmon III's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Huffmon III

4.0

Based on 61 reviews

5 Stars
75.40983606557377%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
1.639344262295082%
(1)
1 Star
22.950819672131146%
(14)

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When I came to Dr. Huffmon my back had collapsed and pinched off the nerve down my left leg and the leg was atrophying rapidly. Dr. Huffmon was a straight shooter and recommended surgery immediately. He flawlessly performed complex back surgery that saved my quality of life. My leg has healed...Read More
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I found Dr. Huffman to be kind and caring as a doctor. I had no insurance and he scheduled my surgery without even a down payment first. My surgery was successful and I am recovering well (8 weeks postop). Also, the office gave me really good discounts on my visits and surgery, was very pleased.
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I had to do this again to make goes. I was in the ER with vertigo so bad I could not hold my head up Dr Huffman met with my husband and I saying I might have a brain tumor and surgery was needed he did surgery the next morning to find infection on my brain he was awesome talked explained he has a...Read More
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I met Dr. Huffmon due to an emergency. I give him high praises for tending to my care when I needed it the most and consider him an outstanding health care provider.
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For someone who had been in pain for over two years, headaches, balance issues, numbness etc... I am a new woman! This was one of the most through Dr. visits I have ever had. When he was sure I was a candidate for surgery, he told me he could not promise I would be out of pain, but luckily I am! ...Read More
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Locations

Atlantic Neurosurgical and Spine Specialists

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 3:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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