Dr. George Huffmon III, MD

Dr. George Huffmon III, MD

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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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Top Care Areas

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Spinal Cord Stimulation
very high
more than 98% of peers
Neurostimulation
very high
more than 96% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Huffmon III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Huffmon III " I grew up in North Carolina going to school at North Carolina State University for an undergraduate degree in Zoology and getting my Doctorate in Medicine from East Carolina University. My education continued with Neurosurgical Residency at Semmes Murphy in Memphis Tennessee. I was glad to return to North Carolina with my family in 1998 and have been working as a Neurosurgeon in Wilmington, NC since."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Huffmon III "" 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.""

4  Specialties

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

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Huffmon III does not have any board certifications listed.

46  Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Fracture
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48  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
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulator
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Huffmon III has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Huffmon III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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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2 Stars
1.639344262295082%
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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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