Dr. Isa Canavati, MD

Dr. Isa Canavati, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Isa Canavati, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fort Wayne, IN and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery.

7956 W Jefferson Blvd

Fort Wayne, IN 46804

Contact Information

(260) 436-2416

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • 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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17  Procedures

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Johns Hopkins
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Mayo Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

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. Isa Canavati, MD
Dr Canavati was amazing his staff (Diane Amy) all were so helpful and understanding they explained everything and answered all my question I highly recommended them.
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Elizabeth Moore in WATERLOO, In – Feb 15, 2018
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I waisted my time him. He did surgery on me and I had to have another surgery because he put my hardware in the spinal cord and it damaged 3 nerves down my left leg. I don't recommend going to this Dr.
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New Haven, Indiana – Jan 19, 2018
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Although thorough in his statements to patients, it is very clear that what he tells patients, and what he places in their file are two separate things. My particular case had a complication from a leg issue. He did not feel comfortable with back surgery although stating I was a candidate, as he...Read More
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Timothy Grund in Bluffton, IN – Jan 06, 2018
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Dr. Canavati is an amazing surgeon. He has performed two fusions on my neck and I couldn't be happier. My first neck surgery that was done by another surgeon was a mess and he took me on and fixed what was wrong and then did my next surgeries. He listened to my issues and didn't just look at my...Read More
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Crystal in Pioneer, OH – Sep 27, 2017
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What a rude man, he tells you one thing but when insurance wants pt and shots first changes everything, my husband has numbness in leg, back pain and neck and arm pain, well dr wanted to do surgery scheduled it then insurance wanted other things first, he got worse, went in was treated so badly, he...Read More
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A. Kennaugh in Marion, IN – Jun 15, 2017
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