Dr. Michael Opalak, MD

Dr. Michael Opalak, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. Michael Opalak, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Stratford, CT and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Faculte U De Bordeaux in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2890 Main St Ste D

Stratford, CT 06614

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Opalak's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Opalak treats Spine Disorders more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Opalak treats this condition more than 72% of his 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
Traumatic Brain Injury
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Opalak treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Opalak treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Herniated Disc
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Opalak treats Herniated Disc more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Opalak treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Opalak's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Opalak, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Stratford, CT and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Faculte U De Bordeaux in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1986
University Ca Davis
Residency Hospital
1981
Bridgeport Hosp
Residency Hospital
1981
Yale New Haven Hospital
Residency Hospital
1980
Bridgeport Hosp
Internship Hospital
1979
Faculte U De Bordeaux
Medical School
1986
1981
1981
1980
1979

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Opalak's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Opalak

4.5

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Opalak did great work. I am feeling great after my neck surgery.
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Dr.Opalak did a spinal fusion on my husband in 2004 and in 2018.He is very friendly, very compassionate, he takes times to explain things and he listens to you.He is a wonderful Doctor
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Love Him ! Very honest & thorough . Patient & kind. I've been with him since 2007 and he successfully and professionally performed my neck fusions with compassion. Wouldn't go anywhere else . His staff especially AnneMarie always answers any questions and handles all paperwork in a timely and...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO