Dr. Mary Hlavin, MD

Dr. Mary Hlavin, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Mary Hlavin, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Cedar Rapids, IA and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1026 A Ave NE Ste 5000

Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Contact Information

(319) 369-7085

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Spine Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • 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
  • Spina Bifida
  • 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
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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19  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Hospitals Of Cleveland
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Hospitals Of Cleveland
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hlavin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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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Diane Long in Hiawatha, IA – Jun 23, 2018
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She performed a spinal fusion, made me feel like a new man
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Jeff Pottebaum in Walford,, IA – Oct 04, 2017
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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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Lisa in Oelwein – Aug 22, 2017
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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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John Doe in CR, IA – Feb 07, 2017
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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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Erica in Cedar Rapids, IA – Dec 09, 2016
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