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Dr. Karl Sillay, MD

Dr. Karl Sillay, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 48


Dr. Karl Sillay, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.


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(615) 649-5478

Dr. Sillay accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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. Sillay's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sillay treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Sillay treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sillay treats Low Back Pain more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Sillay treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Spondylosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sillay treats Spondylosis more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Sillay treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Sillay's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Committed to caring for my patients with compassion and clinical excellence with a mission to provide patients with superior care and minimum problems so that they can return to an excellent quality of life.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1999
Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
Medical School
1999

Awards

Dr. Sillay's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sillay

3.9

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Top notch surgeon. Super guy with a great personality. Very sharp
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Worst doctor experience. His office does not return phone calls and does not follow up at all. 3 months later and I’m still In pain and still waiting on them to call me back. Leave messages that never get returned. The doctor doesn’t care about patients and just rambles during appointments. Be...Read More
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Terrible expirience! My appointment was at 10am and at 10:05 I was in my car leaving. He spent less than 2 minutes in the room and asked no questions. A week after, his nurse called to say he was ordering a test on my leg. Nothing wrong with my leg it's my back! Not going back. Never had a doctor...Read More
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