Dr. Kevin Ammar, MD

Dr. Kevin Ammar, MD

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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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Georgia
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. Ammar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ammar performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ammar performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Spinal Fusion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ammar performs Spinal Fusion more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ammar performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ammar treats Spine Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Ammar treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Ammar's conditions and procedures:

Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
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 Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Ammar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ammar

4.0

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
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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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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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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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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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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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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
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

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Candler Hospital

Savannah, GA

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