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Dr. Herbert Fuchs, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Fuchs

Dr. Herbert Fuchs, MD is a pediatric neurosurgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in pediatric neurosurgery, orthopedic spine surgery, and more.

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(919) 684-5013

Dr. Fuchs accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Fuchs' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chiari's Deformity

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fuchs treats Chiari's Deformity more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Fuchs treats this condition more than 67% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Brain Disorders

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fuchs treats Brain Disorders more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Fuchs treats this condition more than 66% of his peers


Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fuchs treats Hydrocephalus more than 61% of his peers

Dr. Fuchs treats this condition more than 61% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus

Dr. Fuchs' conditions and procedures:

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Duke Childrens offers the full spectrum of services for children and pediatric neurosurgery is very strong here. I have an excellent group of people working with me and we really strive to take excellent care of these children and their families. We ...


  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications


Children's Meml Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Duke University
Internship Hospital
Children's Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
Duke University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Duke University School Of Medicine
Medical School


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What People Say About Dr. Herbert Fuchs, MD
Dr. Fuchs has performed two of my surgeries. He truly cares about his patients.
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