Dr. Marcus Schmitz, MD

Dr. Marcus Schmitz, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Marcus Schmitz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Dothan, AL. He graduated from University Of Kentucky College Of Med and specializes in neurosurgery.

4300 W Main St Ste 21

Dothan, AL 36305

Contact Information

(334) 944-7073

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 97% of peers
Broken Neck
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schmitz " 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 the decision-making and treatment processes. Our clinical experience has shown that those who become participants in their own health care decisions are far more likely to achieve an optimal level of healing and recovery. "

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • 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
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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31  Procedures

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  • University Of Kentucky College Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Marcus Schmitz, MD
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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Frank Rowell in Fort Gaines, GA – Jun 19, 2018
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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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KN in Navarre, Florida – Dec 28, 2017
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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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Rich in Dothan – Jul 19, 2017
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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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Dothan alabama – Feb 08, 2017
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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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TP in Dothan Al – Aug 24, 2016
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