Dr. Matthew Likavec, MD

Dr. Matthew Likavec, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Matthew Likavec, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Harvard Med Sch in 1974 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2500 Metrohealth Dr # 9

Cleveland, OH 44109

Contact Information

(216) 778-3170

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Likavec performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Herniated Disc
normal
more than 42% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
normal
more than 12% of peers

Dr. Likavec's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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6  Procedures

  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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.

Education

  • Harvard Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • University Hospitals Of Cleveland
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University Hospitals Of Cleveland
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Likavec has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Likavec's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Likavec to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Likavec's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

The Doctor was great, he saved my life. He preformed several cervical operations over a short period of time. I highly recommend this surgeon.
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