Dr. Harry Van Loveren, MD
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Neurosurgery | Male

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Dr. Harry Van Loveren, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Tampa, FL. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 38 years. Dr. Van Loveren is affiliated with Tampa General Hospital.

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based on 39 total surveys (5 with reviews)
Dr. Van Loveren's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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  • Scheduling
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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (5)
in Tarpon Springs, FL |
I just had surgery by Dr. Van Loveren on Monday and so far so good. Let me first say that he is absolutely amazing! He is not only in my opinion and many others the best there is but also has a bedside manner second to none. He actually cares for his patients and listens. I had a large skull based tumor that ended up being quite a challenge to get out but he did it. Would also like to recognize his protege Dr. Jayson Sak who I also have only rave reviews for. Both were simply wonderful!!
in Tampa, FL |
Dr. Van Loveren is in a class by himself. He exceptional skills, experience and caring for patients are evident in everything he does. And he just does not miss a beat. He is attentive, conscientious, respectful and rigorous. His clinical knowledge is remarkable. While he is a neurosurgeon, he does not take his knife to all matters, and is most concerned about what is best for the patient.
in Tampa, FL |
Dr. Van Loveren is an incredible surgeon. He has impeccable bedside manor. He is kind, gentle, trustworthy and compassionate and I can tell he genuinely cares for me as a patient. He saved my life as well as my vision. He removed a large pituitary macroadenoma that was causing me to lose my vision and today, a year later, my vision has been restored and the MRIs show no trace of the tumor.I would recommend Dr. Van Loveren 150%.
in Tampa, FL |
Dr. VanLoveren, whom I had never met before, gave me detailed information about my acoustic neuroma, treatment options, and follow up. I opted for surgery and was told the expected outcome, comlications, etc. He and the other doctors and nurses that I saw were thorough and I did not feel rushed. All INCLUDING the non medical staff were competent, professional and 'went the extra mile'. Jack L. Tampa
in Tampa |
His secretary will never give me an appointment with him. He's a nice guy, but I'm not sure such a good doctor. I'm always being scheduled with one of his assistants who isn't knowledgeable of my condition. If he turfs you off to a lesser doctor, beware. VanLoveren promised me to look into a procedure that could give me relief, then dodged my calls & emails for months til he finally said he didnf want to do it. He also left me with a broken shunt he installed.
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  •  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 Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Good Samaritan Hospital

    Completed in 1981

  • Residency Hospital
    Chldns Hospital Med Center

    Completed in 1984

    Christ Hospital

    Completed in 1983

    Good Samaritan Hospital

    Completed in 1981

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Universitatspital

    Completed in 1985

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
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization