Dr. Mike Tyler, MD

Dr. Mike Tyler, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
69 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Mike Tyler, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

South Carolina Neurosurgeons

9313 Medical Plaza Dr Ste 305

Charleston, SC 29406
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arkansas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedCost

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Top Care Areas

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Herniated Disc
very high
more than 94% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 91% of peers
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • 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
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • 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
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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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  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • University Md School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Med University SC
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Y
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tyler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Mike Tyler, MD
EXCELLENT Dr./Surgeon, good staff. Dr. Tyler is friendly, approachable, knowledgeable and answered all questions in a way I could understand. Resolved my issues quickly.
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Bill – Jun 26, 2018
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Waited over an hour and a half in exam room before he walked in. Despite having x-rays, and MRI, and a four page questionnaire about my issues he had no idea why I was there. Was not good at trying to explain my specific diagnosis. I will not return.
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Ladson, SC – May 06, 2017
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Up until my appointment yesterday, July 6, 2016, I was very satisfied. He performed carpal tunnel surgery on both hands and I am pleased with the results. However, when I had the stitches removed on the left hand, the person removing them didn't get the end knot and said that it would grow out. ...Read More
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Norman Ballo in Charleston, SC – Jul 07, 2016
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Dr. Tyler did a C-5C-6 fusion when my disc was pressed against my spinal cord. He was very thorough in explaining what was happening. And what options I had. He made me feel comfortable I in the 1 visit I had before my surgery a few days later. I had no issues with the surgery and didn't need any...Read More
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Tiffany C in Charleston sc – Jan 23, 2016
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