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Dr. John Ward, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 74

Dr. Ward

Dr. John Ward, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1970 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(804) 828-9350

Dr. Ward accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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. Ward's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ward treats Hydrocephalus more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Ward treats this condition more than 99% 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
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ward performs Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Ward performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ward treats Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Ward treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Ward's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • 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
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Ward, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1970 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1973
Med College Va
Residency Hospital
1972
Med College Va
Internship Hospital
1970
University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
Medical School
1973
1972
1970

Awards

Dr. Ward's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ward

4.3

Based on 6 reviews

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1 Star
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What People Say About Dr. John Ward, MD
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My neurosurgeon relocated to upstate NY and Dr. Ward was recommended by a friend, in the event I needed a neurosurgeon going forward. I found Dr Ward to be very kind and caring. He relieved me of the anxiety I was experiencing in terms of my recovery. BTW... the new MCV Office in Short Pump is...Read More
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