Dr. Marcus Schmitz, MD

Dr. Marcus Schmitz, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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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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Background Check

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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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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

Myelopathy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schmitz treats Myelopathy more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Schmitz treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy

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
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
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
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 ...

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
36.36363636363637%
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4 Stars
4.545454545454546%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
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(0)
1 Star
59.09090909090909%
(13)

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Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Schmitz's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
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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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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