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Dr. Mark Erasmus, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 67

Dr. Erasmus

Dr. Mark Erasmus, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from University Of Connecticut School Medicine in 1972 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(505) 563-6399

Dr. Erasmus accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Dr. Erasmus' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Herniated Disc
very high
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Erasmus treats Herniated Disc more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Erasmus treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Erasmus treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Erasmus treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Erasmus treats Meningiomas more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Erasmus treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma

Dr. Erasmus' conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Mark Erasmus, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from University Of Connecticut School Medicine in 1972 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

E Va Med Sch
Residency Hospital
E Va Med Sch
Internship Hospital
1972
University Of Connecticut School Medicine
Medical School
1972

Awards

Dr. Erasmus' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Erasmus

2.8

Based on 49 reviews

5 Stars
40.816326530612244%
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4 Stars
4.081632653061225%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
55.10204081632653%
(27)

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Horrible! Can I leave less than 1 Star? Didn't even look at me at my first (and LAST) appointment, dismissed everything I tried to say, and walked out of the room without even a goodbye. Well, I say goodbye and good riddance. I wouldn't even allow him do surgery on my dog! He has the bedside manner...Read More
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Dr. Erasmus seems to be the go to doctor for insurance denials. His bedside manner is much to be desired. If you want your medical needs actually addressed, steer clear of this doc.
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Went to Dr. Erasmus for chronic back pain, I had a herniated disc w/ leg pain and numb foot. They scheduled me for a microdiscectomy but NEVER told me it wouldn’t resolve the back pain. Surgery didn’t help the worst part ans was informed AFTER surgery it isn’t intended to help pain. On top of that...Read More
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Excellent doctor and surgeon. He takes the time to outline exactly what your condition is and how he plans to fix it.
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I went from near paralysis to hiking several hours a day. Dr Erasmus did an amazing job with perfect alignment of my back. I'm thrilled to have my life back!
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