Dr. John MacFarlane, MD

Dr. John MacFarlane, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. John MacFarlane, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Murray, UT and has been practicing for 29 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
  • Disc Replacement
  • 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
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • 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 29 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

3.8

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
65%
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4 Stars
5%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
5%
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1 Star
25%
(5)

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Wasn't helpful. Sent me to another surgeon that wasn't a surgeon to do something I had already had done. Big waste of time.
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Recommended him to my brother. Very satisfied with Dr. Macfarlane. NO MORE PAIN!!!
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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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