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Dr. Kevin Ammar, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 46

Dr. Ammar

Dr. Kevin Ammar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Savannah, GA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Ammar accepts the following insurance:

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

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

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Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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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
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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

Spondylosis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ammar treats Spondylosis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ammar treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ammar's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • 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
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • 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
  • Spina Bifida
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural 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 12 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
2006
University Alabama School Med
Residency Hospital
2001
University Alabama School Med
Internship Hospital
2000
University Of Florida
Medical School
2007
2006
2001
2000

Awards

Dr. Ammar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ammar

4.1

Based on 17 reviews

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1 Star
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Mi esposo acabo de tener 2 cirugias cuello y espalda la última con dr.Kevin Ammar Todo maravillosamente bien, gracias á él y su equipo
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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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Savannah, GA