Dr. Melissa Macias, MD

Dr. Melissa Macias, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Melissa Macias, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Corpus Christi, TX and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Med Coll Of Wi in 2002 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1227 3rd St

Corpus Christi, TX 78404

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 95% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Macias'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

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Macias does not have any board certifications listed.

48  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

1 Sanction
  • Multiple Categories (4/19/2017)
    Action Taken: License Restricted
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Wisconsin
2 Board Actions
  • Disciplinary action in another state (3/2/2018)
    Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Texas
  • Disciplinary action in another state (7/31/2017)
    Action Taken: License Placed on Inactive Status
    Summary: Macias, Melissa Yvonne MD: License # 036131646: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has a sister-state discipline from Wisconsin based on unprofessional conduct. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation placed the physician's license on Permanent INACTIVE Status.
    State: Illinois

Education

  • Med Coll Of Wi
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Macias has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Macias has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Macias' Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Macias to family and friends
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Macias' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Macias did surgery on my back. She stabilized my spine and saved my quality of life. I should have gone to her sooner. She is amazing and am forever grateful to Dr Macias.
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Hospitalized nearly a month following neck fusion done by Melissa Macias. MD insisted I was well enough for discharge the day after surgey. Nursing staff rebuttal of discharge order. I required insertion of a feeding tube into my stomach. Per another neurosurgeon, too much bone was removed from...more
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On 03/30/2015 , Dr. Macias operated on me . I had all but1 herniated disc's in my upper back . This was an emergency situation. Three days prior I had woke up with a "stiff neck" or so I thought. I had waited 3 days before finally going to my local hospital & only then I went as the pain had...more
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