Dr. John Harpring, MD

Dr. John Harpring, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. John Harpring, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic surgery.

210 E Gray St Ste 1105

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Advantage Care Network (ACN)
  • Aetna
  • Alliance Health Care
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Center Care
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • 28 More

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Dr. Harpring's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harpring treats Myelopathy more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Harpring treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harpring treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Harpring treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harpring treats Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Harpring treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dr. Harpring's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epilepsy
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Hand Conditions
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

At Norton Healthcare, we believe you - the patient - are the most important person to our practice. As the region's leading health care provider, we are committed to providing comprehensive, quality health care to all those we serve in a manner th...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Leatherman Spine Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1996
    University Of Louisville
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1990
    University Of Louisville
    Internship Hospital
    1990
  • 1989
    Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1989

Awards

Dr. Harpring's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Harpring

3.2

Based on 33 reviews

5 Stars
51.515151515151516%
(17)
4 Stars
3.0303030303030303%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
9.090909090909092%
(3)
1 Star
36.36363636363637%
(12)

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I have had wonderful experiences with Dr. Harpring, both recently and 17 years ago when he did my neck fusion. My neck fusion went off well and I've not had problems with it since. Now I'm having low back issues. It did take awhile to get into see him initially, but since things have moved pretty...Read More
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I had the worst experience with Dr. Harpring than any other doctor I have ever seen. My personal experience would take-up to much space to write. So I'll just say the imperative things. I never saw him after he operated on my neck. I ended up with a infection from the first surgery which after...Read More
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After having many spine surgeries Dr. Harpring is the only doctor that gave me pain relief.
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Unprofessional staff. Unprofessional doctor. Took 5 weeks to get first appt. sat in office for 3 hours past appt time. Nurse lied to my face about delay. Doc finally came in for 5 minutes, said he wanted some more test done so scheduled test and wanted me to come back in another 5 weeks. Today they...Read More
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First appt. with Dr harpring was suppose to be for my head scan, he came in breezed his finger over my head said everything looked fine and walked out. ( my problem is on the inside of my head). Made another "headscan" appt to find out I was waiting 2 hours for him to come in and tell me they would...Read More
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Advantage Care Network (ACN)
Aetna
Alliance Health Care
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Bluegrass Family Health
Worker's Compensation WC
Center Care
ChoiceCare Network
Choice Care (Humana)
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Commission for Children with Special Needs
CorVel
Direct Care America/Primary Health Services (DCA/PHS)
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
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