Dr. Harrison Mu, MD

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Dr. Harrison Mu, MD

Dr. Harrison Mu, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Kew Gardens, NY. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 24 years. Dr. Mu is affiliated with Jamaica Hospital Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens.

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    Dr. Mu's Reviews

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    2.5
    based on 52 total reviews (5 with comments)
    Dr. Mu's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      FAIR
    • Explains condition(s) well
      GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      FAIR
    • Time well spent
      FAIR
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      GOOD
    • Office environment
      GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      GOOD
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Comments (5)
    Westwood, NJ |
    In June 2013, Dr. Mu operated on my neck at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC. I was in so much pain in my neck and left arm before the surgery. I didn't want to have surgery, but prolonging any longer would have left my left arm severely injured. I entrusted Dr. Harrison Mu (neurosurgeon) with my surgery because my spinal cord was being damaged by my neck vertebrae. The surgery went great and I walked out of the hospital the next morning. My arm and neck are fine now and I have no regrets.
    in Williston Park, NY |
    THANK YOU to Doctor MU!!!! I had numbness in my arm and it spread to my hand, so much pain. I couldn't sleep. I couldn't lift anything. I wanted to chop off my arm. I spent a year doing acupuncture, massage, & therapy and it didn't help. My friend referred me to see Dr. Mu. The MRI showed my nerves were being compressed. He operated at Lenox Hill and I was out in 2 day. No more pain! I also had no problems with my insurance and payment for my operation. It's 2 years now & I am fine
    in Fresh Meadows, NY |
    I saw Dr. Mu at his Flushing office. I was having really bad back pain for many weeks. I was afraid I was going to need an operation. Dr. Mu spent a long time going over my MRI and reports. My condition did not need an operation. He explained what i needed to do and referred me to a physical therapist. I am very happy that I did not need surgery. I have been recommending him to all my family & friends. He really showed that he cared that I was in pain.
    in New York, NY |
    I have met a doctor willing to spend an hour going over my MRI with my husband and I. Dr.Mu is so helpful. Most doctors that I have seen would spend 5 to 10 minutes max but Dr. Mu was like a teacher, explaining everything in detail. He is someone who truly cares about his patiences. I did not feel rushed at all with the visit. His staffs were all friendly as well. I went to the Flushing office location.
    in New York, NY |
    Dr. Mu was thorough with his explanation of my condition. Taking over an hour to show me in detail my MRI, explain my surgery and recovery time. (A previous doctor I visited barely spent 5 minutes with me. ) I have recovered after my back surgery and I am no longer in pain. Dr. Mu gave me back my life.
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    Dr. Mu's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
    •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Aneurysm
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Ear Disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Fracture
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thrombosis
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ

      Graduated in 1993

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Brain Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Disc Replacement
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stereotactic Surgery
    • Stereotaxis
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization