Dr. Kevin Ammar, MD

Dr. Kevin Ammar, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 45
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Dr. Kevin Ammar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Savannah, GA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery.

4 E Jackson Blvd

Savannah, GA 31405

Contact Information

(912) 355-1010

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • 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
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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 Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Alabama School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Alabama School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ammar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ammar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ammar

4.0

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
75%
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1 Star
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We were scheduled to see him in Statesboro, we drive 45 min to get there and the building was empty They scheduled us for a day he was not there. 2 weeks later we go to Savannah to see him. wife has had 3 back surgeries and was in pain. asked if there was anything he could do and he accused us of...Read More
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reidsville – May 13, 2018
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Dr Ammar is an amazing surgeon with the bedside manner to match. I have had 2 surgeries done by him and both times I knew he fixed the problem that I was seeing him for. My recovery was great and I contribute it to his skill and training in his profession.
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Rachel Thomas in Collins Ga – Dec 27, 2017
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I went to Dr. Ammar because I need back surgery. I had a prior surgery years ago and my spine has shifted since then. I waited for an hour and forty five minutes to see him. He gave me about eight minutes. I asked to go over my MRI's during my follow-up visit. He said the computer timed out & it...Read More
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Brooklet, GA – Nov 21, 2017
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I was referred to Dr. Ammar after getting fed up with another neurologist at a different practice. I was extremely pleased by how quickly he identified the issue and worked to correct it. He is kind and courteous. He really listens and doesn't just rush me out of the office. I am very happy with...Read More
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Heather in Savannah, GA – Feb 15, 2017
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Dr. Ammar die an excellent job in removing pain from neck. He showed a lot of concern for saving my spinal chord. He is a very straight forward no nonsense surgeon.
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Bill Locklear in Brooklet, GA – Aug 14, 2016
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