Dr. Istvan Takacs, MD

Dr. Istvan Takacs, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Istvan Takacs, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Charleston, SC. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

96 JONATHAN LUCAS ST 301

Charleston, SC 29425

Contact Information

(843) 792-2123

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • Golden Rule
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

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Chiari's Deformity
very high
more than 98% of peers
Brain Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Takacs does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • 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
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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

  • Lunds Universitet, Medicinska Fakulteten
    Medical School | Graduated 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Takacs has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Takacs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Takacs' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Takacs to family and friends
2.8
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Takacs' Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
FAIR
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Irmo, SC |
After four surgeries, we found Dr. Takas. He was attentive to our problems and assuring that something could be done. His surgery repaired my husband's back which stopped the pain he suffered for many years and through many doctors. He is an incredible doctor.
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in Branchville, SC |
Very disinterested, with no followup
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Takacs accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedCost
    MedCost PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Optima Health
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Hospitals where Dr. Takacs has admitting privileges

Musc Medical Center
169 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425
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