Dr. George Hurt, MD

Dr. George Hurt, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 79
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Dr. George Hurt, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lynchburg, VA and has been practicing for 52 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1964 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2138 Langhorne Rd Ste A

Lynchburg, VA 24501

Contact Information

(434) 947-3920

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 85% of peers
Low Back Pain
normal
more than 67% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 60% of peers

Dr. Hurt'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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4  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Paracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1964
  • University Va Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1965
  • University Va Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Va Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hurt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hurt's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hurt to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Hurt's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I met Dr Hurt under the most unfortunate of circumstances as a nine-year-old boy; I was rushed to the Emergency Room at Lynchburg General Hospital with an arrow in my forehead. Dr Hurt and his team of personnel likely had never encountered such an injury before that, and probably haven't since. His...more
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