Dr. Izabela Tarasiewicz, MD

Dr. Izabela Tarasiewicz, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Izabela Tarasiewicz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Antonio, TX. She specializes in neurosurgery and pediatric neurosurgery.Read her story

7703 Floyd Curl Dr Bldg 102F

San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Information

(210) 450-9060

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal American

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Traumatic Brain Injury
high
more than 86% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 27% of peers
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
normal
more than 6% of peers

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Dr. Tarasiewicz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tarasiewicz "Associate Professor Izabela Tarasiewicz, MD, joined the Department of Neurosurgery in February of 2015. She is an accomplished physician and the medical director of neurosurgery at North Central Baptist Hospital. Dr. Tarasiewicz specializes in pediatric neurosurgery. Her skill set focuses on the management of spinal dysraphism and congenital malformations of the central nervous system, such as spinal bifida, spasticity, hydrocephalus, intracranial arachnoid cysts, pediatric neuro-trauma, pediatric neuro-oncology, vascular malformations, and epilepsy. One of her foremost research goals is to redefine the standard of care for children afflicted with tethered spinal cord syndrome. She is currently collaborating with pediatric urologists regarding the use of preoperative urodynamic studies in this patient population. She obtained her medical degree from Université de Sherbrooke, Canada and completed her residency training in neurological surgery at Université Laval in Québec City, Canada. She went on to complete a postgraduate fellowship in Pediatric Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University / Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago. She is board certified by both the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery. Additionally, she is fluent in English, French and Polish. She is currently working to: Further develop the pediatric neurosurgery program in San Antonio and the South Texas region. Build a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary tethered cord clinic and a multidisciplinary spasticity clinic. Establish an all-volunteer program to perform neurosurgical procedures for children in underprivileged regions of the world. Dr. Tarasiewicz enjoys teaching medical students and residents. She is a member of the following organizations: The International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, The American Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, The American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and The Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons."
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2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Tarasiewicz does not have any board certifications listed.

37  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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11  Procedures

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0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Polish

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My wife and I are thankful for the attention and care you showed us. You made us feel so comfortable and confident in your knowledge and experience with this type of operation that you removed any questions or apprehension we might of had. And you certainly educated us to the point we were able to...Read More
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