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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 52

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Dr. Wheeler's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Dr. Wheeler's Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Dr. Wheeler Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Wheeler Treats

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

University of Kentucky Hospital
1000 S. Limestone
Lexington, KY 40536

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Wheeler

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY MEDICAL CENTER
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ALBERT B CHANDLER HOSPITAL
800 Rose St
Lexington, KY 40536
SPINE & BRAIN NEUROSURGICAL CENTER
SPINE & BRAIN NEUROSURGICAL CENTER
189 Highway 192 W
London, KY 40741
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    Dr. Wheeler's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    2
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
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    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Torticollis
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    Background Check for Dr. Wheeler

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.
    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Wright State University / Main Campus
    Graduated in 1990

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Louisville
    Complete in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Louisville
    Complete in 1997
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Wheeler & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Wheeler's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at University of Kentucky Hospital where Dr. Wheeler has admitting privileges:

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Wheeler

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wheeler to family and friends

    22 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Wheeler's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    22 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    22 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    23 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 22 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Wheeler
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    22 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    22 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    22 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    22 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Wheeler accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY MEDICAL CENTER
    UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ALBERT B CHANDLER HOSPITAL
    800 Rose St
    Lexington, KY 40536
    (859) 323-6263 (Office)
    (859) 323-3040 (Fax)
    B
    SPINE & BRAIN NEUROSURGICAL CENTER
    189 Highway 192 W
    London, KY 40741
    (859) 252-6500 (Office)
    (606) 877-5454 (Fax)
    C
    SPINE & BRAIN NEUROSURGICAL CENTER
    1721 Nicholasville Rd
    Lexington, KY 40503
    (606) 435-1400 (Office)
    (859) 252-3073 (Fax)
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