Dr. John Shutack, MD

Dr. John Shutack, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. John Shutack, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chesapeake, VA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.

300 Medical Pkwy Ste 206

Chesapeake, VA 23320

Contact Information

(757) 690-8990

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Low Back Pain
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Bone Disorders
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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Med College Virginia Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Med College Virginia Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shutack has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. John Shutack, MD
I believe Dr. Shutack to be the best neurosurgeon that has worked on me with the best of out comes. His staff are amazing and very lovely when talking to, and they actually care about your condition. Dr. Shutack will meet you tell you what he thinks & 9/10 you agree. My surgery was absolutely...Read More
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Rebecca in Elizabeth City, NC – Jul 19, 2018
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I myself started seeing Dr. Shutack, later my husband started seeing him, ended up having to have surgery . He is the most pleasant, professional, down to earth person we could ask for. I would recommend him to everyone. He as well as his staff is very professional and willing to assist you in any...Read More
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Elizabeth Meads in Elizabeth City NC 27909 – May 27, 2018
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Best surgen in chesapeake if you have back issues!
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South mills, nc – Jun 29, 2016
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He is patient and knowledgeable.
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Peggy in Chesapeake – Apr 16, 2016
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