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Dr. Mary Hlavin, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Female · Age 57

Dr. Hlavin

Dr. Mary Hlavin, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Cedar Rapids, IA and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(319) 369-7085

Dr. Hlavin accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Hlavin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hlavin treats Spondylosis more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Hlavin treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hlavin treats Spine Disorders more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Hlavin treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hlavin treats Myelopathy more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Hlavin treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy

Dr. Hlavin's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • 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
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Mary Hlavin, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Cedar Rapids, IA and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Hospitals Of Cleveland
Residency Hospital
University Hospitals Of Cleveland
Internship Hospital
1995
Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1995

Awards

Dr. Hlavin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hlavin

3.5

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
53.84615384615385%
(14)
4 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
3 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
2 Stars
11.538461538461538%
(3)
1 Star
26.923076923076923%
(7)

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She is the best doctor!! She knew exactly what was wrong and corrected it for me. She has my utmost respect and gratitude! I was in incruciating pain for 4 months and she gave me immediate relief after surgery, I owe her my sanity. Thank you Dr. Gavin! Diane Long
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She performed a spinal fusion, made me feel like a new man
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Was not impressed with this doctor at all. Too quick to dismiss symptoms & must have a very big ego if does not want to consult with prior neurosurgeon that performed ACDF. My prior neurosurgeon would have been able to attest to the fact that not everything shows up on an MRI with me and he's...Read More
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She scheduled 2 mris 5 yrs ago and id seen her a few more times, latest being just over 1 yr ago. Injured my neck recently and my pcp referred me back to her. After no reply I called her receptionist and my Dr back to find out when i could get in. I was told that Mary Hlavin denied my referral....Read More
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I went through every thing she asked me to do to get my surgery. And she has canceled it twice now. She has never seemed very interested in helping me with my back.
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