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Dr. Laurie Ackerman, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Female · Age 56

Dr. Ackerman

Dr. Laurie Ackerman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.

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Dr. Ackerman accepts the following insurance:

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Golden Rule
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Choice Care PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
Saint Francis Health Network
United Healthcare

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Dr. Ackerman's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Brain Surgery

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ackerman performs Brain Surgery more than 27% of her peers

Dr. Ackerman performs this procedure more than 27% of her peers

Brain Disorders

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ackerman treats Brain Disorders more than 13% of her peers

Dr. Ackerman treats this condition more than 13% of her peers

Traumatic Brain Injury

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ackerman treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 7% of her peers

Dr. Ackerman treats this condition more than 7% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr. Ackerman's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Concussion
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Craniosynostosis - Dandy-Walker - Hydrocephalus
  • Craniosynostosis - Sagittal - Dandy-Walker Malformation - Hydrocephalus
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Glioma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Myelopathy
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Pediatric Spina Bifida
  • Pediatric Tethered Cord Syndrome
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Reconstruction for Craniosynos
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

The mission of Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine is to be the leader in advancing the health of adults and children with neurosurgical disorders by providing comprehensive, compassionate and superior care in a state-of-the-art environment of healing, teaching, and discovery.


  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications


Indiana University School Of Medicin
Residency Hospital
University Of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Residency Hospital
Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
Medical School


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