Dr. Lawrence Rapp, MD

Dr. Lawrence Rapp, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(27)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Lawrence Rapp, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Pontiac, MI. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.

44555 Woodward Ave Ste 505

Pontiac, MI 48341

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • HAP Insurance
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • 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)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Paracentesis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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

  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Wayne State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rapp has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rapp's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rapp to family and friends
3.8
based on 27 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Rapp's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Clarkston |
A++++ doctor. THE best neurosurgeon hands down! I will NEVER go anywhere else...ever. Yes the office staff could be much better BUT the key here is a very intelligent kind compassionate and caring physician who 200% knows what he's doing and I believe is hands down THE best! You wanna gripe about...more
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This guy is a brilliant caring surgeon. When I was told by multiple Doctors my cervical spine was to far gone to fix he fixed it. Caring visited me in the hospital. Explained to me the issues that were wrong and showed me on my MRI. I went to other Doctors who didn't even know what they were...more
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Detroit, MI |
What an amazing job this doctor has done diagnosing my back and neck problems and treatment. At time long waits but I don't mind when I know the best care out there
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in Waterford, Mi |
After 10 years., and many Dr's appointment s. I was living in North Carolina. Was in a constant huge amounts of pain. Many said they could not help me. The ones that said they could, I couldn't trust. Doc did a fantastic job on me. I was in bed for 6 years, this Doctor truly stepped up to the...more
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Clarkston, MI |
He has done 2 surgeries on my back and was late for both of those. Have had 6 office appointments. Waited 1/2 to get called back for 2 of these days. An hour wait for 2 of these days. 1 1/2 hours for 1 day and these were just the waits in the waiting room and not the extra time I waited in the...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rapp accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Care Network
    Blue Care Network Advantage
    Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement HMO
    Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement PPO
    Blue Preferred PPO
    Federal Employee Program
    Medicare Plus Blue PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • Priority Health
    Medicare Advantage - Priority Medicare HMO-POS
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Medicare Select PPO
    Priority PPO
  • State Farm
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Rapp has admitting privileges

McLaren Oakland
50 N Perry St
Pontiac, MI 48342
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Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland
44405 Woodward Ave
Pontiac, MI 48341
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