Dr. Hilal Kanaan, MD

Neurosurgery •  Male • Age 44
  
Dr. Kanaan
Accepting new patients

ECU Neurosurgical & Spine Ctr

2325 Stantonsburg Rd Greenville, NC 27834

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Dr. Hilal Kanaan, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Greenville, NC and has over 16 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Kanaan has more experience with Cranial Neurosurgery, Neurocritical Care, and Spine than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Wayne State University medical school in 2004. He is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kanaan to book an appointment.


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Dr. Kanaan accepts the following insurance:

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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Practice Areas

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.

Typically treats 61% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kanaan performs Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Kanaan performs this procedure more than 93% of their peers

Brain Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kanaan performs Brain Surgery more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Kanaan performs this procedure more than 82% of their peers

Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kanaan performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 8% of their peers

Dr. Kanaan performs this procedure more than 8% of their peers

Neurocritical Care

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 specialists.

Typically treats 61% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kanaan treats Subarachnoid Hemorrhage more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Kanaan treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Stroke
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kanaan treats Stroke more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Kanaan treats this condition more than 80% of their peers

Brain Aneurysm
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kanaan treats Brain Aneurysm more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Kanaan treats this condition more than 73% of their peers

Spine

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.Compare with other Spine specialists.

Typically treats 53% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 18 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Broken Neck
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kanaan treats Broken Neck more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Kanaan treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kanaan treats Low Back Pain more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Kanaan treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

Spine Fractures, Traumatic
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kanaan treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Kanaan treats this condition more than 80% of their peers

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Dr. Kanaan's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • 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
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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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.
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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!
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Biography

Dr. Hilal Kanaan, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Greenville, NC and has over 16 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Kanaan has more experience with Cranial Neurosurgery, Neurocritical Care, and Spine than other specialists in his area....

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2004
Wayne State University
Medical School

Awards

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  • Does Dr. Kanaan have free onsite parking?

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  • Does Dr. Kanaan offer weekend visits?

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Locations

ECU Neurosurgical & Spine Ctr

ECU Neurosurgical & Spine Ctr2325 Stantonsburg Rd Greenville, NC 27834
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Vidant Medical Center

Greenville, NC

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)