Dr. Karsten Fryburg, MD

Dr. Karsten Fryburg, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Karsten Fryburg, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN. He graduated from Hannover Medical School Hannover, Germany and specializes in neurosurgery.

8051 S Emerson Ave Ste 300

Indianapolis, IN 46237

Contact Information

(317) 851-2663

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Low Back Pain
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more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 97% of peers
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more than 90% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • 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
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Disease
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16  Procedures

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  • Hannover Medical School Hannover, Germany
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Neurosurgery, Medical College Of Georgia Augusta, Ga
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Neurosurgery, University Of Arizona Medical Center Tucson, Az
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

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What People Say About Dr. Karsten Fryburg, MD
Just did an ACDF, & he was very informative, compassionate, & thorough. He called a few days after to check on me. I'll never see another neurosurgeon again!! Best, staff, hospital & experience I've ever had.
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Twyla in SPENCER, IN – Aug 20, 2018
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Dr Fryburg is wonderful! For the first time in 3 years I have very little pain. I am 3.5 months post op 3 level acdf fusion. Scar is minimal and fading. The whole staff is great.
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Carol in Greenwood, IN – Feb 16, 2018
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Caring,, patient and very concerned. You can tell he has great concern for his patients.
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Peggy Hinds in Franklin, Indiana – Aug 24, 2016
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Dr. Fryburg was a kind man and very good at explaining things and answering endless questions my daughter had. He took plenty of time with us to make sure we understood.
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Jacki Baker in Martinsville, IN – Mar 17, 2016
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