Dr. Joseph Finizio Jr, MD

Dr. Joseph Finizio Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Joseph Finizio Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery, orthopedic spine surgery, and more.

210 E Gray St Ste 1105

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

(502) 583-1697

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Dr. Finizio Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Neck Muscle Strain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Finizio Jr treats Neck Muscle Strain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Finizio Jr treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Finizio Jr treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Finizio Jr treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Finizio Jr treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Finizio Jr treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Finizio Jr's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Bunion
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Cranial Trauma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Elbow Injuries
EMG (Electromyography)
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Hand Conditions
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neck Muscle Strain
Neuroplasty
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Systemic Sclerosis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

At Norton Healthcare, we believe you - the patient - are the most important person to our practice. As the region's leading health care provider, we are committed to providing comprehensive, quality health care to all those we serve in a manner that ...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2000
Oregon Health Sciences University
Fellowship Hospital
1999
University Of Louisville
Residency Hospital
1993
University Of Louisville
Internship Hospital
1991
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Medical School
1991
Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Medical School
2000
1999
1993
1991
1991

Awards

Dr. Finizio Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Finizio Jr

3.7

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
60.869565217391305%
(14)
4 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
3 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
2 Stars
8.695652173913043%
(2)
1 Star
21.73913043478261%
(5)

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He is great and I have no complaints with his care but his office staff is absolutely horrible. There’s no organization. Nobody seems to know what they are doing. I’ve had to call at least two times a week and the answer is always well that person isn’t here today and I’ll have to have them call...Read More
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He seemed like he was rushing me out the door as fast as he could.. He didn't give a thorough explanation of options. When I began asking additional questions, he walked me down the hall to check out.... He seems to know what he's doing, just does't have very good bedside manner... Didn't...Read More
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Dr Finizio called me as he read my MRI in September 2013 to express I needed to keep my appointment. He was specific in his explanation and was explicit and graphic in his description on what could occur if I did not get the surgery. I had neck surgery in December 2013. The surgery went very...Read More
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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Norton Hospital

Louisville, KY

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