Dr. Ira Garonzik, MD

Dr. Ira Garonzik, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Ira Garonzik, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Baltimore, MD and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2401 W Belvedere Ave

Baltimore, MD 21215

Contact Information

(410) 601-8100

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Garonzik performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Myelopathy
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Garonzik's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • 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)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease

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19  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Johns Hopkins University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garonzik has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garonzik's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garonzik to family and friends
23 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Garonzik's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

A Physicians Assistant asked all the questions before Dr Garonzik sees you, then Dr Garonzik only spends 5 minutes with the patient. Also, no assessment / evaluation for the problem. Just reiterates what the PA reviewed. Had an epidural injection, I called the office as I was in immense pain and...more
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I am an RN who suffered for years with back and neck pain. I have worked with many physicians/surgeons who I respect and trust. I have a family friend who suggested that I see Dr. Garonzik. I was able to see him within a very reasonable time period and unfortunately was told my best course was...more
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Dr. Garonzik is the most competent Neurosurgeon I have ever been treated by. He performed my 4th & 5th surgeries and gave me 10 years of normal active pain-free life. Due to a recent accident, he will be going #6 & #7. I have a lot of fears through these procedures but I trust Dr. Garonzik and his...more
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Had an appt. w/ Dr. Garonzik , severe pain in my left thigh, causing me to not walk well. Dr. Garonzik asked I get an MRI. I called his office 15 times, after 2 weeks to find the results. After 15 calls to the office he finally called me back 2 months later, I asked why it took so long to call me...more
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He is a great surgeon and I totally trust him with my back surgeries which resulted in a better pain free life.
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