Dr. Harold Colbassani Jr, MD

Dr. Harold Colbassani Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
(20)
Save
Dr. Harold Colbassani Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Clearwater, FL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

400 Pinellas St Ste 325

Clearwater, FL 33756

Contact Information

(727) 298-6121

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 9 More

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Colbassani Jr's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Colbassani Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Colbassani Jr treats Spondylosis more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Colbassani Jr treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Spinal Stenosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Colbassani Jr treats Spinal Stenosis more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Colbassani Jr treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Myelopathy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Colbassani Jr treats Myelopathy more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Colbassani Jr treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy

Dr. Colbassani Jr's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adult Brain Tumor
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor Surgery
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cranial Trauma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Meningiomas
Microdiscectomy
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Instability
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Disorders
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury

About Me

Care Philosophy

Ever since I began my private practice in neurosurgery, I have always adopted a very conservative approach to recommending surgery to a patient. Just because an MRI or CT scan is abnormal does not mean you need surgery. There are certain condition...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1988
    Emory University Memorial Hospitals
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1983
    Grady Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1983
  • 1982
    Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1982
  • 1978
    Fairfield University
    Undergraduate School
    1978

Awards

Dr. Colbassani Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Colbassani Jr

4.2

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(15)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
5%
(1)
2 Stars
5%
(1)
1 Star
15%
(3)

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Colbassani Jr?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Colbassani Jr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Harold Colbassani Jr, MD
RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Reply
This was my second back surgery. There is only one doctor I will go to and that's Dr. Colbassani. When I went back for a followup, Dr. Colbassani was so concerned about a CT scan I had with enlarged lymph nodes in my abdomen that he personally called an oncologist and got me on the right track. I...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Harold Colbassani Jr, MD?
Reply
Dr. Colbassani did my surgery on March 14, 2017. After many years of constant pain I am now Pain Free! I have many issues with my bad back, but Dr. Colbassani was clear and direct with what he felt was possible and what was not possible. I feel very fortunate to be a patient of his. It is...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option10
thumbs down icon option2
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Harold Colbassani Jr, MD?
Reply
Upon initial exam I was told to call when the pain got bad. I called as instructed by Dr C, my GP and a Chiro. After 6-8 calls over several days I got an appt. Upon exam I was told I needed a spinal tap asap. At 4:00 the next day I still hadn't heard, I worried. I called and spoke with the OM as...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option7
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Harold Colbassani Jr, MD?
Reply
Outstanding Doctor
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option6
thumbs down icon option7
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Harold Colbassani Jr, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Colbassani Jr?

Locations

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
BlueDental Choice
NetworkBlue
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Wellpath Preferred PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Select HMO
Tampa Bay CoreNet
Tampa Bay HUMx HMOx
MedHealthInsurance
Medicaid
Medico
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
POMCO Group
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
UPMC Health Plan

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Colbassani Jr treats patients.

Learn more

Morton Plant Hospital

Clearwater, FL

Compare Neurosurgeons

More providers who are similar to Dr. Colbassani Jr

Show All Neurosurgeons