Dr. John MacFarlane, MD

Dr. John MacFarlane, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. John MacFarlane, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Murray, UT and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery.

5171 S Cottonwood St Ste 950

Murray, UT 84107

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. MacFarlane's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. MacFarlane treats Spine Disorders more than 88% of his peers

Dr. MacFarlane treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Herniated Disc
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. MacFarlane treats Herniated Disc more than 86% of his peers

Dr. MacFarlane treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. MacFarlane treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 86% of his peers

Dr. MacFarlane treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dr. MacFarlane's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. John MacFarlane, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Murray, UT and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1990
    University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1990

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1986

Dr. MacFarlane's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. MacFarlane

3.9

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
(12)
4 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(1)
1 Star
22.22222222222222%
(4)

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I had an ACDF surgery with Dr. Macfarlane at IMC in early June. He was wonderful: compassionate, professional, and the surgery went very well. The IMC staff was also fantastic.
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Dr. Macfarlane was compassionate, thorough and experienced. He has done the most disc replacements in Utah, and I am very happy I went with him. After 3 years of chronic pain and seeing five different providers I decided to proceed with surgery. Dr. Macfarlane was very honest about my chances of...Read More
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He is not only a great surgeon he is also one of the kindest people you will meet. He is personally invested in his patients and their outcomes. He is an amazing individual.
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I received multiple recommendations for Dr. McFarlane. I did a considerable amount of research and found his reputation to be impeccable. When he met with me for a consultation he came across as a very trustable. He took ample time to explain the procedures we were looking at. Dr. Mcfarlane's...Read More
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I very much liked that Dr Macfarlane provided understandable explanations of each test and procedure to be performed. My opinion of him as a medical professional would rate 5 stars, but based on the almost two months it took to get in to see him, I would be reluctant to recommend him to those with...Read More
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