Dr. George Huffmon III, MD

Dr. George Huffmon III, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
(59)
Save
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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Huffmon III

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Huffmon III performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Huffmon III's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

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
Less
Read Less

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
Less
Read Less

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 Kentucky Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Tn Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Huffmon III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Huffmon III does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Huffmon III and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Huffmon III's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Huffmon III to family and friends
59 total reviews (27 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (59)

  • 5
    (44)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Huffmon III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (27)

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...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
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.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
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! ...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Dr. Huffmon and his surgical assistant Dr. Probst are very professional, thorough and experienced! I have had the best care a patient could possibly have for my procedure.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
I was referred to Dr. Huffmon because of a cyst on my spine and I couldn't have asked for a better surgeon and experience. Dr. Huffmon and his staff were great from my first appointment, through surgery, to followup appointments. They always took the time to answer my questions and I've been...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option1thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Image of Dr. Huffmon III
Are you Dr. Huffmon III?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Nearby doctors with similar experience

Neurosurgery
(56)
Neurosurgery
(10)
Neurosurgery
(64)
Neurosurgery
(29)
Neurosurgery
(39)
Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
Neurosurgery
(37)
Neurosurgery
(2)
Neurosurgery
(20)
Neurosurgery
(14)