Dr. Mariel Szapiel, MD

Dr. Mariel Szapiel, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
40 y/o
(29)

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Dr. Mariel Szapiel, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Parker, CO and has been practicing for 15 years. She specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

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9397 Crown Crest Blvd Ste 225

Parker, CO 80138
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Szapiel performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
high
more than 86% of peers
Brain Disorders
high
more than 84% of peers
Hydrocephalus
normal
more than 81% of peers

Dr. Szapiel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Ohio State University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ohio State University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Szapiel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Szapiel's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Szapiel to family and friends
29 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (5)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Szapiel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Szapiel has performed both of my discectomys with her and her staff being understanding, kind, and patient with me leading up to it. She will only do surgery if necessary, and will recommend when not needed. I would return to her if ever needed and recommend her to anyone else.
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My 1st visit to her was great. Explained through MRI images that I had herniated 2 discs and could see it was causing me great pain. Set up injections with a colleague and told me to wait 72 hours for full effect. And wrote me prescriptions, one percocet and another muscle relaxer for spasms. Ran...more
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