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Dr. Lars Widdel, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 41

Dr. Widdel

Dr. Lars Widdel, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fort Collins, CO and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Universidad De Chile in 2002 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(970) 495-7421

Dr. Widdel accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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Dr. Widdel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Widdel treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Widdel treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Widdel treats Myelopathy more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Widdel treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Brain Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Widdel treats Brain Cancer more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Widdel treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Widdel's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Astrocytoma
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • 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 Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chordoma
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Cranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Novalis® Radiosurgery
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • 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
  • Split Spinal Cord Malformation
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Transphenoidal Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • TrueBeam™ Radiosurgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Lars Widdel, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fort Collins, CO and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Universidad De Chile in 2002 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

2011
University Of Colorado Hospital
Residency Hospital
2005
University Of Colorado Hospital
Internship Hospital
2002
Universidad De Chile
Medical School
2011
2005
2002

Languages

  • German
  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Widdel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Widdel

3.6

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
4.545454545454546%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
31.818181818181817%
(7)

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When you are looking for a neurosurgeon, you likely have a very daunting health care problem on your hands. And may have no idea of how to approach the problem or what to do or where to start. I will say a great place to start is with Dr. Lars Widdel! He is truly an phenomenal doctor with an...Read More
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My primary care doctor sent his own brother to Dr. Widdel. Wants to try most conservative treatment possible. Candid and up front about condition, treatment and expected outcome.
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He was very clear from my first appointment exactly what was my diagnosis , treatment options and prognosis. Answered all my questions before and after my surgery. His staff has been very helpful with questions concerning my pain management after as well as Dr Widdel being very upfront with how...Read More
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Had a shunt revision done May 1st, 2017 and he never checked me afterwards, his PA immediately put me on oral mess right after surgery and made it impossible to get on top of my pain which made me have to advocate for myself to get the relief I needed. they tried releasing me 24 hours post surgery...Read More
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Dr. barely speaks to patients. Leaves communications to his nurse who ignores important input from patient and is rude and insulting. Surgery was unsuccessful and resulted in chronic pain.
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