Dr. John Pollina Jr, MD

Dr. John Pollina Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. John Pollina Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Williamsville, NY. He graduated from State University Of New York At Buffalo and specializes in neurosurgery.

180 Park Club Ln Ste 100

Williamsville, NY 14221

Contact Information

(716) 839-9402

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Independent Health
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
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. Pollina Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Fusion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pollina Jr performs Spinal Fusion more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Pollina Jr performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pollina Jr performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Pollina Jr performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pollina Jr performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Pollina Jr performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Pollina Jr's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
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
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
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
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Pollina Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Williamsville, NY. He graduated from State University Of New York At Buffalo and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute
    Fellowship Hospital
  • SUNY/B Education Consortium Neurosurgery
    Residency Hospital
  • SUNY/B Education Consortium Surgical Res Program
    Internship Hospital
  • State University Of New York At Buffalo
    Medical School

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Dr. Pollina Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pollina Jr

3.5

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
60%
(12)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
5%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
35%
(7)

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Like many of the neurosurgeons in the Buffalo area, does not consider what the neurologist and neuroradiologists diagnose and recommend. Horrible medical exam in office. Couldn't even perform a proper patellar reflex!! Frightening to think he trains residents. AVOID unless you have a simple nerve...Read More
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Dr. Pollina is simply the absolute best neurosurgeon around! This man is absolutely brilliant! His office staff is wonderful as well.
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Terrible experience. Would not recommend him to anyone. Waited for an appointment for 3 weeks, went in 3 min. late. Gave all of my information to the receptionist. Waited...had another receptionist tell me he won't take me because I was late. Yes, I was 3 min. late, but had all of my paperwork...Read More
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Dr. Pollina is a fantastic surgeon. He takes the time to explain everything in detail to you and is never bothered by any questions like most surgeons are.
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Very good Doctor
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Independent Health
Encompass
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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