Dr. Istvan Takacs, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 59

96 JONATHAN LUCAS STREET
Charleston, SC 29425
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Dr. Takacs' Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Musc Medical Center
169 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Medical University NC
Neurology
96 JONATHAN LUCAS STREET
Charleston, SC 29425
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    Dr. Takacs' Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Brain Surgery
    • Carotid Ultrasound
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neurostimulation
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
    • Stereotactic Surgery
    • Stereotaxis
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Aneurysm
    • 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
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Ear Disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Fracture
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
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    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pituitary Gland Cancer
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rasmussen's Syndrome
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Vascular Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Takacs

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.
    • 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.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Lunds Universitet, Medicinska Fakulteten
    Graduated in 1986
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Takacs & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Takacs' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Takacs

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Takacs accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Choice Health
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Golden Rule
    • HealthPartners
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • MedCost
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    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • Optima Health
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    Medical University NC
    Neurology
    96 JONATHAN LUCAS STREET
    Charleston, SC 29425
    (843) 792-2123 (Office)
    (843) 792-0644 (Fax)
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