Dr. J Gentry, MD

Dr. J Gentry, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. J Gentry, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Amarillo, TX and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.

11 Medical Dr

Amarillo, TX 79106

Contact Information

(806) 353-6400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • HealthSmart
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 93% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Gentry'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*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • 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
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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19  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gentry has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gentry's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gentry to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Gentry's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Highly recommended.....very nice staff....very helpful.
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Dr. Gentry fixed my first messed up low back surgery with a fusion/hip graft L4-L5S1. He also fixed my right arm, elbow and wrist after a bad fall by decompressing the ulna nerve and fishing carpal tunnel. Finally he did my neck surgery and fused C1-C7. He is a life saver and the most competent...more
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Dr. Gentry has performed 2 back surgeries and 1 neck surgery on me. I have total trust in him and his PA. Heven is very thorough.
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