Dr. Jonathan Carlson, MD

Dr. Jonathan Carlson, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
46 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Jonathan Carlson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Providence Inland Neurosurgery & Spine Associates

105 W 8th Ave Ste 200

Spokane, WA 99204
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Providence Health Plans
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Brain Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
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more than 94% of peers
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more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • 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
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


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25  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Oregon Health And Science University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Oregon Health And Science University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carlson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carlson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlson to family and friends
37 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Carlson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Carlson performed my aunt's DBS surgery last year for treating dystonia 8 years s/p-CVA so the outcome was uncertain. We knew that going in, but her mobility was so limited, it was worth the risk. I am thrilled to report that with ongoing PT, she is doing exceptionally well and is able to...more
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I have already recommended Dr. Carlson and his associates to several people. Not just friends and family, but even to people I hardly know who have spinal damage. A close friend of mine had surgery with another doctor from this group and also had a very successful outcome. Thank you for your great...more
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The surgical team performed two (2) spinal PT credited within one year. Dr Carlson hit homeruns on both. Just as important was his "bedside manner". His associate team were phenomenal during pre-op and post-op treatment. Pam McCloud was rock in my recovery.
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Dr. Carlson did an amazing job on my discectomy. I had seen him for about a year before I decided that all other options were exhausted and I was ready for surgery. He made sure it was the last option and I was glad he did. He and his staff did a great job up to, during and after surgery. I had the...more
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