Dr. Harley Deere, MD

Dr. Harley Deere, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
84 y/o
(6)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Harley Deere, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Downey, CA and has been practicing for 59 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1959 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
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more than 75% of peers
Epilepsy
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more than 30% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Deere does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1959
  • Hahnemann University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Oh State University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Riverside Methodist Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • White Mem Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Deere has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Deere has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Deere's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Deere to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Deere's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Sacramento, CA |
I almost took my own life due to the horrific pain I had been living with for five years. My health insurance company turned out to be a money-making scam. They kept me on pain and muscle relaxers for years diagnosing me with osteoarthritis. Never did an mri. My parents decided to take me to Downey...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Deere accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Deere has admitting privileges

St. Mary Medical Center
1050 Linden Ave
Long Beach, CA 90813
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PIH Health Hospital - Downey
11500 Brookshire Ave
Downey, CA 90241
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