Dr. Malini Narayanan, MD

Dr. Malini Narayanan, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Malini Narayanan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Greenbelt, MD and has been practicing for 12 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.

7501 Greenway Center Dr Ste 660

Greenbelt, MD 20770

Contact Information

(240) 670-0612

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
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Traumatic Brain Injury
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more than 74% of peers
Hydrocephalus
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more than 68% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
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more than 68% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Narayanan "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 discs, herniated discs, sciatica nerve compression, and many other conditions. She is Board Certified and performs surgeries and consultations in Rockville, Gaithersburg, and Germantown."

5  Specialties

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

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Narayanan does not have any board certifications listed.

48  Conditions Treated

  • Ataxia
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • 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
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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27  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Narayanan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Narayanan

4.2

Based on 17 reviews

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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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Tony in MD – Jun 27, 2018
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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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Roger Jackson in Gaithersburg, Md – Jan 05, 2018
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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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Craig Baumes in Washington, DC – Jul 12, 2017
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Based on my first visit with Dr Narayanan, I would recommend her to my family and friends. She seemed knowledgeable genuinely concerned about what she saw on MRI's and written reports.
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Silver Spring, MD – Apr 15, 2017
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She is a very kind person , But my back is ruined and I been trapped since and I would like my life back , she told me she messed up and was going do a second surgery but she dumped me at the pain clinic and said was going do second surgery after find out where do that next surgery at , to fix what...Read More
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shawna in Toledo, OH – Jan 23, 2016
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