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Dr. Malini Narayanan, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Female · Age 51

Dr. Narayanan

Dr. Malini Narayanan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Greenbelt, MD and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med in 1998 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine surgery, and more.


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Dr. Narayanan accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Beech Street (Multiplan)
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Choice Network POS
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Community Care Network
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Family Health Partners
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
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Prime Health Services
Priority Health
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Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
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Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
UMR
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Medicaid
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Worker's Compensation WC

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Dr. Narayanan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Narayanan treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 79% of her peers

Dr. Narayanan treats this condition more than 79% of her peers

Thoracic Spine Fracture
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Narayanan treats Thoracic Spine Fracture more than 70% of her peers

Dr. Narayanan treats this condition more than 70% of her peers

Brain Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Narayanan performs Brain Surgery more than 66% of her peers

Dr. Narayanan performs this procedure more than 66% of her peers

Dr. Narayanan's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Meningiomas
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Narayanan has an extensive knowledge of neurosurgical spine procedures to help patients from around the world. Dr. Narayanan continues to provide patients with relief from back and neck pain caused by spinal arthritis, pinched nerves, bulging dis...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery

Education

Brigham & Womans Hosp-Harvard U
Residency Hospital
University Of Chicago Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2006
University Of Chicago Hospitals and Health System
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Brigham & Womans Hosp-Harvard U
Internship Hospital
1998
U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med
Medical School
1994
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
1989
University Of Massachusetts
Undergraduate School
2006
1998
1998
1994
1989

Languages

  • Tamil
  • English

Dr. Narayanan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Narayanan

4.3

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
78.94736842105263%
(15)
4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
15.789473684210526%
(3)

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I went to Dr. Narayanan in horrible shape, losing strength, in constant pain and frightened by different diagnoses from two well-respected specialists. She was supposed to be the tie-breaker, but ended up providing the most accurate diagnosis. She educated me, assuaged my fears, operated quickly,...Read More
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Dr. Narayanan was extremely professional, caring and thorough in treating me. I had two fractures in my neck from a car accident and through her care and after a little over three months in a neck brace, I am doing much better and am now receiving physical therapy in Frederick where I reside. I...Read More
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Calls unanswered, voicemails rarely returned. In the office 2-3 days per week. Appts must be made a month in advance because she is on vacation a week per month. 2-3 hours behind schedule with appointments. She is trying to work as a neurosurgeon AND a neurologist & failing horribly at managing...Read More
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Dr. Narayanan is the best that ever happen for me. I was in so much before seeing her. Then after my visit with her and the exam and she reviewing my test results. Dr. Narayanan offer me the option of lower back surgery if I wanted to go that route. Very detail in what was involved and recovery...Read More
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Absolutely incredible proccess from start to "finish"... I absolutely recommend the entire stall of doctor Narayanan's staff as well as Surgcenter. Without a doubt the best doctor I have ever worked with!!!
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