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Dr. Lali Sekhon, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 53

Dr. Sekhon

Dr. Lali Sekhon, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Sydney, Faculty Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(775) 657-8844

Dr. Sekhon accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare PPO
WellCare
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Nevada
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. Sekhon's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sekhon treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Sekhon treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Scoliosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sekhon treats Scoliosis more than 96% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

Dr. Sekhon 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. Sekhon's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • 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 Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Spacer Procedure
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Treating patients how we would want our family treated.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

2000
Toronto Western Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Mayo Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
1989
University Of Sydney, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
2000
1999
1989

Awards

  • AMA Physician's Recognition Award with Commendation, 2006 and 2
  • Outstanding Clinical Research Award, at the 28th Annual Meeting of the Cervical Spine Research Society, 2000
  • Americas Best Doctors, 2009-2011
  • Dun Prize for Surgery and Clinical Surgery, 1988
  • Patients' Choice Award, 2009-2011
  • Sydney B. Clipsham Prize for Operative Surgery, 1989
  • Young Neurosurgeons Award by the World Federation of Neurosurgeons, 1997

Dr. Sekhon's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sekhon

4.7

Based on 93 reviews

5 Stars
91.39784946236558%
(85)
4 Stars
1.075268817204301%
(1)
3 Stars
1.075268817204301%
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2 Stars
1.075268817204301%
(1)
1 Star
5.376344086021505%
(5)

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I have been dr. Sekon’s patient for about two years. my first visit he spoke quickly . Every sentence out of his mouth was valuable. No wasted chatter. He exuded confidence which made me believe in him and his abilities. Avery pleasant person that is direct and realistic. After speaking with him...Read More
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I am a 67 yearly male. Dr Sekhon treated me twice seperately for lower disc fractures in my back. My back is like new. After many years in construction, the wear and tear started to surface. My arms, wrist and neck ached 24/7. Burning, pulsating, tingling and not able to sleep without a burning...Read More
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I have been seeing Dr. Sekhon for a couple of years for low back pain. He has been extremely effective in helping me treat my condition PLUS he does everything he can to help me AVOID SURGERY. I would highly recommend Dr. Sekhon as he is very proactive with the patient, spends significant time...Read More
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As a retired Physical Therapist was very apprehensive about any type of back surgery. Controlled my symptoms with posture and positioning exercises that work for me for about 7 years. After an MRI and x-rays he determined surgery was indicated. Leg pain got to the point that I could not control...Read More
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After suffering for many years with lower back pain that got steadily worse I finally decided I needed to get my life back. I met with Dr. Sekhon and his staff and was diagnosed with problems in the lumbar area that required surgery for repair. I am now 6 weeks post op and reveling in being...Read More
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