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Dr. Mark Kotapka, MD

Dr. Mark Kotapka, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 63

  

Dr. Mark Kotapka, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Collegeville, PA and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and general surgery.


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(215) 395-2472

Dr. Kotapka accepts the following insurance:

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Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Kotapka's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
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high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Herniated Disc
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kotapka treats Herniated Disc more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Kotapka treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Traumatic Brain Injury
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kotapka treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Kotapka treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr. Kotapka's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • 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
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • 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)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Kotapka is the Chairman of the Division of Neurosurgery at Einstein. He treats benign and malignant tumors of the brain, including pituitary and cranial base. He also has special interest in the treatment of cerebral aneurysms, degenerative spin...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1992
Childrens Hospital Of Philadelphia
Fellowship Hospital
1992
U Pittsburgh Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1991
So Genl Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Hosp Of The Univ Penn
Residency Hospital
1986
Hosp Of The Univ Penn
Internship Hospital
1985
University Of Maryland School Medicine
Medical School
1992
1992
1991
1991
1986
1985

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DR MARK KATOPKA HELP ME A LOT AND HE,S VERY KIND AND NICE..... HE DON,T WASTE TIME AT ALL AND I WOULD LIKE TO THANK HIM FOR HIS WORK AND TOOK HIS TIME TAKING CARE OF ME DURING MY HEAD SURGERY...I,M HAPPY THAT THE SURGERY WENT WELL ...........
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Excellent with patients. Takes the time to explain everything so that you can understand everything about your problem. Very patient and friendly. Extremely knowledgeable and doesn't rush to operate - only if necessary. He offers alternatives.
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He did surgery pituitary tumor and i been in treatment for 3yrs. Very responsible doctor he follow up and he stay in top of the treatment.
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Amazing doctor, wouldn't trust anyone else with spinal surgery. Great bedside manner, will take as much time as you need with explaining your condition. Speaks to you in real terms, not medical terminology.
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