Dr. Niteen Andalkar, MD

Dr. Niteen Andalkar, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Niteen Andalkar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Mesa, AZ and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1999 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2045 S Vineyard Ste 142

Mesa, AZ 85210

Contact Information

(480) 330-6010

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Andalkar'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*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • 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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40  Procedures


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • State University Of Ny At Buffalo
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • State University Of Ny At Buffalo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Strong Medical Cancer Research Fellowship, 1995
  • National Institute of Health Sponsored Strong Childrens Research Fellowship, 1996
  • Graduated Johns Hopkins University with General and Department Honors, 1994
  • Hopkins Scholarship, 1990 - 199
  • Golden Key National Honor, 1994
Media & Publications
  • Effect of hole preparation on screw pullout resistance and insertion torque: a biomechanical study, Jan 2001
  • Effects of cervical spine posture on axial load bearing ability: a biomechanics study, Jan 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Andalkar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Andalkar to family and friends
26 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Andalkar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Not a chance. He was rude and arrogant. He was very condescending and when asked a question, he became visibly frustrated and angry, stating he had already answered the question, which he had not.
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When my neurologist recommended I see a neurosurgeon, I had to get a referral from my primary care doctor and was referred to him. I called to make an appointment but was told he would not see me without first getting the MRI films. Neurologist faxed over reports. Nothing. I called. He won't even...more
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I have chronic neck pain, that occasionally radiates into my arm. It was recommended that I consult a neurosurgeon. Dr. Andalkar performed a thorough exam, looked at imaging, and explained that while I might benefit from surgery, I might be better served with some more conservative treatments. I...more
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My first surgery with Dr Andalkar was in 2012 for neck surgery and he did a great job. Now I am going to him for neck surgery in a different area. Also after this I will see him for some back problems. I think he is very professional and a great surgeon.
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Dr Andalkar put my mind at ease from the time I met him for a consult. I had been putting off the thought of yet a 4th surgery on my spine. This would be the 2nd on my lower back.. My fear sent me back for 2 additional consults. On my 2nd week post op I am feeling somewhat better. I'm glad Dr...more
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