Dr. Mark Renfro, MD

Dr. Mark Renfro, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Mark Renfro, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tyler, TX and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University of Florida in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery.

700 Olympic Plaza Cir Ste 850

Tyler, TX 75701

Contact Information

(903) 595-2441

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CoreSource
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
more than 85% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • 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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23  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • University Of North Carolina
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University of Florida
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Shands Hospital at the University of Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Renfro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Renfro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Renfro to family and friends
20 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Renfro's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I'm a 66 year old male. Through my 40's and 50's I had been an accomplished cyclist, backpacker and mountain climber until, over time, lower back pain and leg, foot numbness made those activities impossible. Dr. Renfro did spinal fusion (L4-L5) on my back 5 years ago in 2012. Since surgery, I have...more
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Dr Renfro was very understanding and listened to me and answered my questions. He showed me the MRI's and compared them to the prior years.
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Patient and kind. Competent and thorough. Excellent bedside manner.
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He listened and answered my questions. He gave me the time I needed without feeling rushed or pressured. He showed genuine interest and compassion.
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Showed genuine interest; looked me straight in the eye, listened to lengthy history of prior condition; moved through relevant steps to address needs of corrective surgery. Nice demeanor. Never seemed rushed or distracted.
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