Dr. Lisa Apfel, MD

Dr. Lisa Apfel, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Lisa Apfel, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Roanoke, VA and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from University At Buffalo SUNY School Of Med and Biomedical Sciences Buffalo Ny in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read her story

2331 Franklin Rd SW

Roanoke, VA 24014

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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. Apfel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chiari's Deformity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Apfel treats Chiari's Deformity more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Apfel treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Apfel treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Apfel treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Lumbar Spine Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Apfel treats Lumbar Spine Fracture more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Apfel treats this condition more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Apfel's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
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 Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Paracentesis
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

"Lisa Apfel has been practicing medicine since 2006. She received her medical degree, completed her internship and residency from the The State University of New York - Buffalo.Dr. Apfel's clinical expertise includes basic and complex spine surgery, ...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Neurosurgery
Residency Hospital
SUNY At Buffalo
Internship Hospital
2000
University At Buffalo SUNY School Of Med and Biomedical Sciences Buffalo Ny
Medical School
2000

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Apfel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Apfel

4.3

Based on 11 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Apfel is an amazing surgeon. She did the surgery to remove my daughter's brain tumor and then another surgery to put in a shunt. When I found out I would need spine surgery, I immediately knew I wanted her to do it. I literally had to trust a stranger with my daughter's life. I can't even begin...Read More
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Fantastic surgeon , caring and loving physician and always on top of everything. Easy to get into her office for visits, nurses always available to answer questions. Would recommend her to everyone.
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Dr. Apfel performed two surgeries, lasting 14 and 6 hours, to remove a tumor that was wrapped around my 11-year-old son's brain stem. Her communication and responsiveness was excellent. She saved his life and my son has no long term effects.
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Locations

Carilion Clinic Neurosurgery - Roanoke

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO