Dr. Joseph Christiano Jr, MD

Dr. Joseph Christiano Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Joseph Christiano Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Hahnemann School Of Medicine, Allegheny University Of Health Sciences in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.

6567 E Carondelet Dr Ste 305

Tucson, AZ 85710

Contact Information

(520) 881-8400

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Spondylosis
very high
more than 90% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 88% of peers
Neurostimulation
normal
more than 77% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • 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)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • 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
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16  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Hahnemann School Of Medicine, Allegheny University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Georgetown University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Oregon Health Science University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Christiano Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Christiano Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Christiano Jr

4.6

Based on 27 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr Christano is very understanding. Caring and knowledgeable. He is very willing to explain it to you and tell you what going to happen. What a special patient doctor. Karen W
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Karen in Tucson – Apr 10, 2018
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Have had 2 appointments with him and I live 2 and a half hrs away and they have cancelled both appointments at the last minute...now if you cancel last minute you will be charged yet who's going to pay for my daughter's loss of wages and our travel expenses??
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Portal – Jan 24, 2018
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Dr Christiano fused my lower back l 3,4&5. I suffered for many years and I now have no pain and am walking one mile every day. My goal is to walk two miles every day . I feel better than I have in years.
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Luci Calstoy in Tucson, AZ – Oct 10, 2017
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Refused to help me unless I had epidural cervical spinal injections. These injections are NOT FDA approved and dangerous especially when used in cervical spine. He laughed at me when I brought my concerns to his attention. Needless to say I found a neurosurgeon who was willing to help me and repair...Read More
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Tucson, AZ – Jun 06, 2017
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Excellent Care
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Phoenix, AZ – Apr 18, 2017
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