Dr. Joseph Traina, MD

Dr. Joseph Traina, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Joseph Traina, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in South Miami, FL and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in neurosurgery.

6200 Sunset Dr Ste 403

South Miami, FL 33143

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 89% of peers
Spondylosis
high
more than 87% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
high
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Traina'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*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • 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)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • 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
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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19  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • West Va University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • West Va University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Traina has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Traina's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Traina to family and friends
26 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Traina's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Traina saved my husbands life in 2001. There are no words adequately express my heartfelt gratitude. Without Dr Traina I would have lost my soul mate, and my beloved children would never have been born. Thank you Dr Traina.
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Dr. Traina is an exceptional surgeon who has my full faith and confidence. His office staff is outstanding as well.
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My experience with Dr. Traina was excellent. He was highly recommended by my primary care and neurologist. On the first visit he explained the problem with my spine and agreed with the neurologist that the only fix was surgery, which he was able to schedule within days. Surgery was successful, pain...more
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Poor bedside manner. Does not appear to really care about helping.
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Not what I was expecting.
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