Dr. Hilal Kanaan, MD

Dr. Hilal Kanaan, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Hilal Kanaan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Greenville, NC and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Wayne State University in 2004 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2325 Stantonsburg Rd

Greenville, NC 27834

Contact Information

(252) 744-9600

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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very high
more than 93% of peers
Brain Aneurysm
very high
more than 91% of peers
Cerebrovascular Disease
very high
more than 90% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • 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
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Wayne State University
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Hilal Kanaan, MD
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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D. Payton in Greenville, NC – Mar 02, 2016
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