Dr. John Strugar, MD

Dr. John Strugar, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. John Strugar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Shelton, CT and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Northwestern College Of Chiropractic in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery.

330 Bridgeport Ave

Shelton, CT 06484

Contact Information

(203) 755-6677

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthyCT
  • Self Pay
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Strugar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 77% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
normal
more than 75% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Strugar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.

Education

  • Northwestern College Of Chiropractic
    Medical School | Graduated 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Strugar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Strugar's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Strugar to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Strugar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Best surgeron in Waterbury he did 2 operations on me and never felt better now 1 more to go on my back hopefully soon so i can be 100 percent
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Surgery Cervical Posterior Fusion C5-C7 with Rods. It was the most horrific surgery. Every day since, the pain has been more severe. Per his suggestion I went to another Surgeon. This Surgeon had said, He, Dr. Strugar, did not do a complete Foraminotomy & Laminotomy. I can only pray he is a better...more
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