Dr. Kurt Schroeder, MD

Dr. Kurt Schroeder, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Kurt Schroeder, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Colorado At Denver in 1980 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2450 E River Rd

Tucson, AZ 85718

Contact Information

(520) 795-7750

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • 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
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • 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)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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14  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Michigan Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Of Michigan Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schroeder has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schroeder's Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schroeder to family and friends
57 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (57)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (34)

Dr. Schroeder's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr Schroeder is the most arrogant and cruel doctor I have ever met. His answer for every question was demeaning and rude. He felt it necessary to lecture me at every opportunity on how stupid and uninformed my questions were. His office staff was fine.
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Very thorough, informative, and able to explain procedures without talking down to me regarding my brain tumor. I felt at immediate ease and had no problem discussing my situation and its remedies. His background is one of great competence and his personality is extremely reassuring. When I go...more
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Zero likelihood of recommending Dr. Schroeder. Today my wife came home from her appt with Dr Schroeder in tears. She had the MRI's done, spoken with Schroeder's office to confirm they had her MRI - twice. They told her she was all set. Dr. Schroeder rudely informed my wife that it was the wrong...more
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3 weeks after back surgery I walked 3 miles and biked for 15 minutes. Dr. Schroeder and Dr. Liu were informative, caring, positive, and professional in every way. St. Joseph hospital was very good. The nurses, prep nurses and surgical nurses were bright, cheerful, and consumed with patient care....more
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I would not recommend Dr Schroeder to my worst enemy. He did brain surgery on my 81 year old mother, that actually hastened her death, all the while telling her that her prognosis was 3-5 years. He discharged her 24 hours after said surgery. It did not go well. She was dead in 3 1/2 months. If you...more
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