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Dr. Marcus Schmitz, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Schmitz

Dr. Marcus Schmitz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Dothan, AL. He graduated from University Of Kentucky College Of Med and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(334) 944-7073

Dr. Schmitz accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Schmitz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schmitz treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Schmitz treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schmitz performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Schmitz performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Spondylosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schmitz treats Spondylosis more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Schmitz treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Schmitz's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • 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
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Decompression
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shunts
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • 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
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

The primary goal of our practice is the best possible healing and recovery for every patient. To that end, we have established procedures which allow patients to be evaluated promptly and then to be given every opportunity to take an active role in ...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Kentucky College Of Med
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Schmitz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schmitz

2.6

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Schmitz's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Schmitz is wonderful and caring. He has the bedside manner of an angel. His staff is friendly and helpful. I was so pleased with my surgery and after care that I will gladly reccomend him to anyone needing his services.
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This guy is an idiot in a white coat. If he recommends you have surgery dun away he will cause you pain & suffering!
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Staff unfriendly and very unprofessional. Wait time to long. No follow up from doctor. Had trouble getting correct insurance paperwork filled out. Office manager Debbria Smith is very rude and Marryann which is nurse has no clue in how to do her job. STRONGLY advise you look for another physician.
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This dr performed surgery on my back last year and I'm already needing another one. I chose him solely on being he could do this quickly. Now I see why his schedule is so open ugh. His front end staff are the most rudest straight out liars I've ever experienced. They will make up lies and fees to...Read More
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I was told 3 days after surgery to get off pain medicine. I have been suffering in pain one of his staff members are rude and nasty. I wonder has she had a 2 level lumbar fusion nope when she does then she can talk to me about pain.
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