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Dr. John Sampson, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 52

Dr. Sampson

Dr. John Sampson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Duke University in 2007 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(919) 684-8111

Dr. Sampson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Gateway Health Plan
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MagnaCare
MedCost
MedCost PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Mutual of Omaha
Principal Life
Universal American

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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. Sampson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sampson treats Hydrocephalus more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Sampson treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sampson treats Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus more than 95% of his peers

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

Chiari's Deformity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sampson treats Chiari's Deformity more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Sampson treats this condition more than 90% 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

Dr. Sampson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • 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
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am a neurosurgeon and researcher who specializes in treating brain tumors. I am originally from Canada but have been in Durham for 25 years. I decided to become a doctor after spending time working with my family practitioner and getting to know pa...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2007
Duke University
Medical School
1998
Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Duke University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1990
University Of Manitoba
Medical School
2007
1998
1998
1990

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3.0

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