Dr. Grant Skidmore, MD

Dr. Grant Skidmore, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Grant Skidmore, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Norfolk, VA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine, Uams, University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery.

6261 E Virginia Beach Blvd Ste 200

Norfolk, VA 23502

Contact Information

(757) 625-4455

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Skidmore'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*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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18  Procedures

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

  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine, Uams, University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Ark
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Ark
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Skidmore has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Skidmore's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Skidmore to family and friends
24 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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

Dr. Skidmore's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • 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 (6)

Dr. Skidmore did a lamenectomy on my L1/S5 due to a crack, spinal stenosis, Spondylosis and Spondylolisthesis. I use to have excruciating pain all up and down the left side of my back and leg. After the surgery I do not have the pain from before but I do have numbness and tingling in my left leg....more
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I went to Dr. Skidmore, and he made me feel comfortable about having the surgery and my surgery was a success! His staff was the best. He was a godsend, considering I was a difficult patient.
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Dr. Skidmore and his entire team is one of the best. Due to a very serious accident in 1998 (I was stopped on the highway and was rear ended by a large pickup going about 50 mph) I have had to have five separate surgeries. The latest one in April 2017. All by Dr.Skidmore. everyone was a success. I...more
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I had a back injury and when it comes to neurology you need someone who is cautious and that is Dr. Skidmore. He is thorough and provides all options before recommending surgery. Ultimately I needed surgery and I feel I had the best surgeon in the business. I have recovered completely and am...more
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am rating this a 1 for several reasons. First, it took them almost an hour to call me back for my appointment. The Physicians Assistant I saw told me he was going to give me better medication for my pain, however when I left I had nothing. I called 5-10 minutes later asking if my prescription was...more
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