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Dr. Horace Mitchell, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Mitchell

Dr. Horace Mitchell, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery and minimally invasive neurological spine surgery.


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(225) 768-2050

Dr. Mitchell accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Humana Health Benefit Plan of Louisiana
Louisiana Workers Compensation
Medicaid
MultiPlan
Peoples Health
PPO Plus
Tricare
Triwest
Verity Healthnet
WellCare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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Dr. Mitchell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mitchell treats Spondylosis more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Mitchell treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mitchell treats Myelopathy more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Mitchell treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mitchell treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Mitchell treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Mitchell's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • 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
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • 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)
  • Laser Surgery
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Horace Mitchell, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery and minimally invasive neurological spine surgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1996
St Louis University
Residency Hospital
1989
Tulane University Affiliated Hospitals
Internship Hospital
1988
Tulane University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1984
Albany State College
Undergraduate School
1996
1989
1988
1984

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Mitchell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Mitchell

3.1

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
42.10526315789474%
(8)
4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
3 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
2 Stars
10.526315789473685%
(2)
1 Star
36.8421052631579%
(7)

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Dr. Mitchell is amazing and unbelievably talented. I can't imagine why there are fewer than 5 stars across the board here. My husband was seen by COUNTLESS doctors in the BR area. Dr. Mitchell was the only one who correctly diagnosed and treated his thoracic spine issues. He has since had 5...Read More
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I am extremely pleased with the treatment and the results of my treatment. I was more than just a patient to Dr Mitchell. He had my well being at heart. I felt that he could not have treated better if I hand been his mother. I have great respect his expertise and his competency.
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HORRIBLE. He preformed surgery on my neck and I have more problems than I had before surgery. My surgery was supposed to last for 1-2 hours. He rushed through it and finished in 45 min. Then he left and had his PA Mark Loupe finish. Instead of taking his time and stitching my incision closed. He...Read More
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