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Dr. Lisa Apfel, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Female · Age 51

Dr. Apfel

Carilion Clinic Neurosurgery - Roanoke

2331 Franklin Rd SW Roanoke, VA 24014

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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.


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(540) 224-5170

Dr. Apfel accepts the following insurance:

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
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Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
Humana
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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary 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, b...

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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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 to describe what that's like. I'm so thankful for Dr. Apfel. She's not only a great surgeon, but she's also very friendly & down to earth which is rare in some doctors these days. She's amazing!
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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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