Dr. John Oro, MD

Dr. John Oro, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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68 y/o
(18)

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Dr. John Oro, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Aurora, CO and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.Read his story

Colorado Chiari Institute

1400 S Potomac St Ste 210

Aurora, CO 80012
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Colorado
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Oro's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chiari's Deformity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Oro treats Chiari's Deformity more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Oro treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Oro performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Oro performs this procedure more than 70% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Oro treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Oro treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Oro's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Back Disorders
Back Pain
Back Tumor
Benign Astrocytoma
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Damage
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebellar Astrocytoma
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Disc Degeneration
Cervical Herniated Disc
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Concussion
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Neurosurgical Procedures
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Primary Basilar Impression
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Skull Base Tumor
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Vascular Disease

About Me

The mission of The Neurosurgery Center of Colorado is to provide comprehensive, patient-focused care of disorders of the brain, spine, and peripheral nerves through integrity, skill, and team work.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1984
University of Missouri Health Sciences Center
Residency Hospital
1979
University of Texas Medical Branch
Internship Hospital
1978
University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
Medical School
1984
1979
1978

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • America's Top Surgeons, 2007-2010
  • Best Doctors in America, 1998
  • The Performance Award - The Neurosurgery Center of Colorado, 2006-2007
  • Best Doctor's in America: Central Region, 1996-1997
  • AOA Honor Medical Society, 2000
  • 5280 Magazine - Top Doctor's of Denver, 2010
  • America's Top Physicians, 2003-2005
  • Strathmore's Who's who, 2000
  • Guide to America's Top Physicians - America's Top Physician, 2004-2005
  • Whos Who in America, Millenium
  • Best Doctor's in America, 2001-2012
  • Dr Tom Watts Clinical Colleague Award - The Medical Center of Aurora, 2007

Dr. Oro's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Oro

4.8

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
5.555555555555555%
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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