Dr. Gustavo Arriola, MD

Dr. Gustavo Arriola, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
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67 y/o
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Dr. Gustavo Arriola, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Kissimmee, FL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Universidad De Salamanca, Facultad De Medicina in 1974 and specializes in neurosurgery.

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Top Care Areas

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Spondylosis
very high
more than 91% of peers
Herniated Disc
high
more than 82% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 82% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Arriola "Dr. Gustavo Arriola of Osceola Neurohealth Surgical Associates specializes in back and neck pain, herniated and degenerative disc's, spinal fractures and other neurological procedures. We believe in the most important aspects of providing quality care is listening to the needs of our patients and present treatment options as well as answering any questions or concerns you may have. Dr. Gustavo Arriola will develop a dialogue, though which our patients understand the diagnostic process, their own unique problem, their treatment choices, and the recovery process. When you come see us as your neurosurgeon, surgery is not your only option. Sometimes through rehabilitation and available prescriptions, your injury or condition may be healed. If you do require surgery, we'll keep you informed of why surgery is required, what will be done in the surgery, and what to expect as an eventual outcome after surgery. Your health and quality of surgical care are our top priorities. We look forward to serving you and your family and appreciate your choosing Osceola Neurohealth Surgical Associates for your healthcare needs."

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 Madrid
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • Universidad De Salamanca, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Creighton University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • University Miami/jackson Mem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Arriola has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Arriola's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Arriola to family and friends
4.7
based on 15 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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

Dr. Arriola'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Orlando, FL
Dr Arriola is the best. He is very caring and always listens to your needs and concerns. Very professional. Most importantly he’s always available on an emergency basis.
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in Kissimmee, Fl
An excellent doctor, professional, humble, cordial, a human being that do treat all his patients nicely and as a family. He did my my lower back surgery & I do recommend him for all neurological surgeries. Very professional in this materia.
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About five years ago, Dr. Arriola diagnosed my husband with degenerative disc disease and performed a 4 1/2 hour surgery on him. The surgery did absolutely nothing to reduce his pain. After he said there was nothing more to do, we we to Andrews Medical in Gulf Breeze for a second opinion, which was...more
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Thank you for your feedback. We are so sorry to hear about this and am glad to hear that your husband is doing better now following his second procedure.

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in Kissimmee, FL
Great first appojntment !! Dr Arriola took his time in evaluate and explain my condition! I highly reccomend him, after this appointment I feel confident in doing my back surgery. Thank you Dr
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