Dr. Kevin Foley, MD

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Dr. Kevin Foley, MD
Kevin T. Foley | Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute Dr. Kevin Foley is a professor of neurosurgery, orthopaedic surgery, and biomedical engineering at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee. He also holds an academic appointment at the Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. He serves as director of complex spine surgery at Semmes Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute, director of the spine fellowship program for the University of Tennessee Department of Neurosurgery, and medical director for the Medical Education & Research Institute. Dr. Foley received his doctor of medicine degree from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1979. After an internship at Letterman Army Medical Center, he returned to UCLA in 1980 to complete his neurosurgery residency. Following residency, Dr. Foley served in the United States Army Medical Corps as assistant chief of neurosurgery at Brooke Army Medical Center, chief of neurosurgery at Tripler Army Medical Center, and chief of neurosurgery and residency program director at Walter Reed Medical Center. In 1992, Dr. Foley left the military to enter private practice and pursue an academic career. In addition to a full-time surgery practice, Dr. Foley is actively involved in research in minimally invasive spine surgery, disc regeneration, and spinal biomechanics. He has authored more than 30 book chapters and more than 90 journal publications. He has lectured at more than 200 scientific meetings and educational workshops and has been a visiting professor and invited lecturer at several universities in the USA and abroad. Press: Named to 2012 U.S. News & World Report list of Top Doctors Named to 2012 "Patients' Choice" list of Doctors Named to 2012 Top Doctors List for Memphis Magazine Named to 2012 TopDocs List for Good Health Magazine Disorders & Treatments Arm Pain Back Pain Carpal Tunnel Leg Pain Numbness Spine Additional Areas of Expertise Anterior Discectomy and Fusion for Cervical Disc Disease Cervical and Lumbar Disc Disease Chiari Malformations Degenerative Disc Disease General Neurosurgery High-Grade Spondylolisthesis Image Guided Spinal Navigation Image Guided Surgery Lumbar Instrumentation and Fusion Radiculopathy Revision Spine Surgery Spinal Biomechanics Spinal Cord Tumor Surgery Spinal Fractures Spinal Malalignment Spinal Stenosis Spondylolisthesis & Spinal Instability

6325 Humphreys Blvd

Memphis, TN 38120

Contact Information

(901) 522-7700

Dr. Kevin Foley, MD

Dr. Kevin Foley, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Foley's Experience

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Dr. Foley's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
35

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Letterman Army Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Foley has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Foley's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Foley to family and friends
4.7
based on 19 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Foley's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Germantown, TN |
I am a NEW WOMAN because of Dr. Foley....I have no PAIN in my BACK!!!!
Thank you very much for sharing these comments, Cindigparker. We are thrilled to hear that Dr. Foley has helped you and that you are no longer in pain!
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Dr. Foley accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Blue Network E
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
    Coventry Health Care of Tennessee PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Foley has admitting privileges

Methodist University Hospital
1265 Union Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
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