Dr. Kevin Judy, MD

Dr. Kevin Judy, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
61 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kevin Judy, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

909 Walnut St Fl 2

Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Intergroup

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Brain Surgery
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*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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18  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • UPMC Mercy
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • UPMC Mercy
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Kevin Judy, MD
Upon learning I had a cyst in my brain I was told to immediately schedule time with Dr. Judy. Dr. Judy's arrogance overwhelmed my experience as he told me it was nothing and I'm fine as he sees this all the time. While I have been experiencing painful symptoms, he disregarded my concern and acted...Read More
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May 11, 2018
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While a brilliant mind and an expert in his field, Dr. Judy's arrogance and dismissal of my mother's symptoms re-presenting soon after surgery has impacted our family's life for years.
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D Gould in Conshohocken – Oct 24, 2017
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Dr Judy performed brain surgery on my husband in 2013 to remove a grade 4 glioblastoma. He gave me and my family an additional 3 1/2 good years with my husband to cherish. I am extremely thankful to Dr Judy and his team for this blessing. He treated our family with respect and compassion. He...Read More
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Philadelphia, PA – Aug 29, 2017
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Awful experience. Dr. Judy was curt and dismissive in discussing my dad's pituitary tumor. Not helpful at all in discussing options. During surgery, he only opened and closed, if that, and left the major part of the surgery to a resident. My dad was left with double vision and worse, never able to...Read More
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Michelle Quigley in Media, PA – Jul 22, 2017
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I had a meningioma removed by Dr. Judy at Jefferson in 2013. Began seeing hm for the condition in 2010 at University of Penn. He was very kind, caring and explained everything so it was easy to understand. His bedside manner and level of care is phenomenal! I would highly recommend him!
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Wendy in Douglassville, PA – Feb 22, 2017
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