Dr. Hugo Lopez-Negrete, MD

NeurosurgeryMaleAge 76

Neurosurgery

Dr. Hugo Lopez-Negrete, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Pikeville, KY and has over 54 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from AUTONOMOUS NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF MEXICO / FACULTY OF MEDICINE in 1969. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ascension Genesys Hospital and Hurley Medical Center. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Hugo Lopez-Negrete, MD

Sentara RMH Medical Center, Harrisonburg, VA

911 Bypass Rd Pikeville, KY 41501
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2.2

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Rude... Condescending... Refusing to let a patient speak... Blames patient for testing facility's choice of report media... ZERO STARS!!
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MomIsAngry in Flint – Jul 12, 2018
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Dr Lopez was very rude and wouldn’t even let me talk! He said my two page MRI results said everything was normal! Told me if he had seen me in the ER he would have sent me home with nothing! I will never go back here, I was in tears when I left!
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Feb 03, 2018
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Dr Lopez's office was very nice to work with. My appointent was made in a timely matter and his office staff was wonderful. He took his time explainging everything to me. I would highly recommend.
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
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Flint, MI – Nov 08, 2016
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He did my back surgery and after being released from recovery I walked to my room and sat for 5 minutes and walked and walked with no discomfort. I walked out of hospital same day. This is day 7 and still feeling GREAT haven't used any pain medication for 6 days.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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Richard Bugh in Otter Lake, MI – Sep 06, 2016
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I would never refer anyone to go here. His bedside manner is atrocious. His accent makes it very hard to undertand him, which is fine if he took the time to slow down and explain things when you ask, but he doesn't. Not only does he take offense to you asking him to explain, he gets very angry. He rolls his eyes when ask a question and walks away from you. He leaves the operatory without a clear diagnosis and solution. Everything about this experience was awful. I would give 0 stars if I could.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Meags1 in Flint, MI – Aug 26, 2016
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I had read some reviews stating that Dr. Lopez was rude to patients. That was an understatement, I could have dealt with rudeness alone. He denied a previous diagnosis made by another professional in his own practice. After which he did not offer his own opinion on a diagnosis or offer help for my pain. He didn't even give me any direction. It was as though he was refusing to help me or lacked the knowledge to do so. He left the exam room without a word. I was extremely disappointed.
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  • Wait times
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jan 22, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Hugo Lopez-Negrete, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Pikeville, KY and has over 54 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from AUTONOMOUS...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1975
Wayne
Residency Hospital
1971
Henry Ford Hospital
Residency Hospital
1969
AUTONOMOUS NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF MEXICO / FACULTY OF MEDICINE
Medical School
1968
Reddy Meml Hosp
Internship Hospital
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Awards

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What conditions does Dr. Hugo Lopez-Negrete, MD treat?

Dr. Lopez-Negrete frequently treats the following conditions: Osteoarthritis of Spine, Spinal Stenosis, and Myelopathy. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Hugo Lopez-Negrete, MD's office address?

Dr. Lopez-Negrete's office is located at 911 Bypass Rd, Pikeville, KY 41501. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. Hugo Lopez-Negrete, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Hugo Lopez-Negrete, MD is affiliated with Ascension Genesys Hospital and Hurley Medical Center.

Is Dr. Hugo Lopez-Negrete, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Hugo Lopez-Negrete, MD holds board certifications in Neurosurgery.

How much experience does Dr. Hugo Lopez-Negrete, MD have?

Dr. Lopez-Negrete has over 53 years of healthcare experience.

Does Dr. Hugo Lopez-Negrete, MD receive good ratings from patients?

There is a star rating of 2.2/5 for Dr. Hugo Lopez-Negrete, MD. Patients say that the appointment wasn't rushed and they trusted the provider's decisions. See all patient feedback on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Lopez-Negrete's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis of Spine
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lopez-Negrete treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 60% of his peers

Dr. Lopez-Negrete treats this condition more than 60% of his peers

Spinal Stenosis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lopez-Negrete treats Spinal Stenosis more than 59% of his peers

Dr. Lopez-Negrete treats this condition more than 59% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Myelopathy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lopez-Negrete treats Myelopathy more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Lopez-Negrete treats this condition more than 58% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy

Dr. Lopez-Negrete's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • 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

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(606) 218-4710

Dr. Lopez-Negrete accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Cigna
First Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
HAP Insurance
Humana
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Locations

Sentara RMH Medical Center, Harrisonburg, VA

Pikeville Medical Center Inc911 Bypass Rd Pikeville, KY 41501
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Flint Neuroscience Center Nrlgy

Neurology DivisionG3239 Beecher Rd Ste C Flint, MI 48532
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