Dr. John Lopez, MD

Dr. John Lopez, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. John Lopez, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fairbanks, AK and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Newark in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2310 Peger Rd Ste 106

Fairbanks, AK 99709

Contact Information

(907) 456-3876

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 90% of peers
Spondylosis
high
more than 86% of peers
Scoliosis
normal
more than 76% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

9  Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alaska.

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

  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Newark
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Co School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lopez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lopez's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lopez to family and friends
27 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Lopez'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

take the money and run from this guy
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Mr Lopez was very personal with me and made me feel comfortable with the procedure. He even called me at home and on my cell. His nurses were great about getting back with you and also called to check to see how I was doing after the procedure. He was friendly, kind and patience and seemed to...more
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Dr. Lopez did my spinal surgery. It did not relieve any of my back pain. It actually increased it. When I tried to tell him I was in excruciating pain I was ignored or was only aloud to talk with his PA Ken. The only thing I was told was the xrays look fine. You are fine. They eventually stopped...more
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I had an 8 hour surgery with Dr Lopez one year ago that concerned L4,L5,S2 He explained what I should expect in recovery time and rehab... Everything about this surgery went perfect from the surgery to recovery & rehab... It's one year later and I am pain free and my mobility is great. He comes...more
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Dr. John Lopez and his staff have been wonderful to us. My wife (Kim) and I are both patients of his. Kim had a lower lumbar spinal fusion and bone graft in Sept. 2015. 2 rods, 5 screws, and now 6 months later she's back at work full time and her sciatic pain is GONE!! She suffered miserably...more
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