Dr. Hilal Kanaan, MD

NeurosurgeryMaleAge 45

Dr. Kanaan
Accepting new patients

ECU Neurosurgical & Spine Ctr

2325 Stantonsburg Rd Greenville, NC 27834

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(252) 744-9600

Dr. Hilal Kanaan, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Greenville, NC and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Kanaan has more experience with Neurocritical Care Disorders and Cranial Neurosurgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Wayne State University medical school in 2004. He is affiliated with medical facilities Vidant Beaufort Hospital and Vidant Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kanaan to book an appointment.

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Kanaan

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Kanaan treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Kanaan treats other conditions, please contact the office at (252) 744-9600.

Neurocritical Care Disorders

Neurocritical care specialists diagnose and treat severe and life-threatening neurological conditions such as stroke, spinal cord injury, brain tumor, and traumatic brain injuryCompare with other Neurocritical Care Disorders specialists.

Dr. Kanaan is experienced in the area of Neurocritical Care Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Kanaan
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Subdural Hemorrhage
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Brain Aneurysm
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Cranial Neurosurgery

Cranial neurosurgeons perform surgical procedures that involve opening or passing through the skull to treat conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, and nervous system.Compare with other Cranial Neurosurgery specialists.

Dr. Kanaan is experienced in the area of Cranial Neurosurgery. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Kanaan
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Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Brain Surgery
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

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Dr. Kanaan's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chordoma
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reconstruction for Craniosynos
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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Dr. Kanaan accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CHAMPVA
Cigna
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CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
HealthSmart
Humana
MedCost
MedCost PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Wells Fargo Insurance

Dr. Kanaan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kanaan

4.7

Based on 14 ratings

5 Stars
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1 Star
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I have compete trust in Dr. Kanaan. He knows what to do and does it well. He remembers your brain scan like one remembers seeing an original Van Gogh painting.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Jody Lacy Bryant – Oct 09, 2019
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Absolutely an awesome surgeon! Dr Kanaan did both of my lumbar fusions, both were successful and now I have minimal pain. Anyone who has Dr. Kanaan is so lucky! He explained everything beforehand in a way that I could understand, he is the best!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Denise Hill Payton in Greenville , NC – Jun 20, 2018
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He was so patient with me and explained everything. Would recommend him to anyone. The operation he performed on me was a success and I would trust him for any other problems that I might have in the future.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Linda in Greenville nc – Aug 26, 2016
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Dr. Kanaan is truly outstanding in his field as a skilled surgeon. Combined with that, he has excellent people skills in dealing with both family and patient. His bedside manner is terrific! I completely trust Dr. Kanaan.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
12 people found this helpful
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MB in Rose Hill, NC – Mar 11, 2016
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Dr Kanaan is an excellent Doctor whom I have recommended to family members and friends. He explains the problem clearly, making sure that his patient has a clear understanding every step of the way.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
12 people found this helpful
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D. Payton in Greenville, NC – Mar 02, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Hilal Kanaan, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Greenville, NC and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Kanaan has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2004
Wayne State University
Medical School

Awards

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What are Dr. Hilal Kanaan, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Kanaan frequently treats Neurocritical Care Disorders and Cranial Neurosurgery. See all practice areas where Dr. Kanaan specializes.

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Dr. Kanaan's office is located at 2325 Stantonsburg Rd, Greenville, NC 27834. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

ECU Neurosurgical & Spine Ctr

ECU Neurosurgical & Spine Ctr2325 Stantonsburg Rd Greenville, NC 27834
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Kanaan is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Vidant Beaufort Hospital

Washington, NC

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

Vidant Medical Center

Greenville, NC

69% Patient Experience Rating, Equal to the national average

14 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)