Dr. Hikmat El-Kadi, MD

Dr. Hikmat El-Kadi, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Hikmat El-Kadi, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Wexford, PA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Second Moscow Ni Pirogov State Medical Institute in 1983 and specializes in neurosurgery.

12680 Perry Hwy Ste 201

Wexford, PA 15090

Contact Information

(724) 720-4599

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Spine Deformities
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


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12  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Second Moscow Ni Pirogov State Medical Institute
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Ct School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • West Virginia University Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. El-Kadi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. El-Kadi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. El-Kadi to family and friends
57 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (57)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. El-Kadi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

Dr El-Kadi did an excellent job with my L4-L5 discectomy. I was in extreme pain prior to surgery and woke up pain free after the surgery. I have had no pain meds since leaving the hospital. Dr. El-Kadi and his staff were very professional and answered all of our questions thoroughly. I would...more
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Dr. El-Kadi has treated me for two different nerve/spine issues. Both were resolved after surgery. He is professional, direct and pleasant and I would not hesitate to refer him to friends and family for treatment. His staff is wonderful to deal with, very organized and knowledgeable. I wouldn't...more
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had emergency back surgery L3-L4 with Dr. El-Kadi in Nov. 2017. I was in 10 out of 10 pain, Dr. El-Kadi had his associate contact Passavant Hospital McCandless to get first available room after examining all the records. It was a Friday morning. Dr. El-Kadi then cancelled his Saturday family plans...more
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This is my third neck surgery and Dr. El-Kadi has been able to eliminate my issues and I feel comfortable with the outcome and would highly recommend Dr. El-Kadi for any spinal surgery that you may need. Dr. El-Kadi told me today that I was extremely close to being paralysis and in a wheelchair and...more
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My first visit to see Dr. El-Kadi was in Monroeville and the office staff was exceptionally nice and the Dr. was the best I have seen in a while KUDOS TO THE OFFICE STAFF AND DR EL-KADI THANK YOU
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