Dr. Norbert Roosen, MD

Dr. Norbert Roosen, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o
(12)

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Dr. Norbert Roosen, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Detroit, MI and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Henry Ford Medical Group

3031 W Grand Blvd

Detroit, MI 48202
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Frontpath Health Coalition
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • NGS CoreSource
  • Priority Health
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Spinal Cord Stimulation
very high
more than 90% of peers
Neurostimulation
high
more than 88% of peers
Low Back Pain
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Roosen'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*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • 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)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • 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
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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18  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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

  • Universiteit Hasselt, Faculteit Voor Geneeskunde
    Medical School | Graduated 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Roosen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Roosen's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Roosen to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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

Dr. Roosen's 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

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

DI would never recommend him to anyone! Horrible bedside manner! He absolutely does not care at all about you as a patient nor a human being! If I could put 0 on stars for rating I would! He doesn’ti explain anything nor does he answer any questions, just down right rude & crude! I had & still have...more
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Dr. Roosen did 3 spinal surgeries on me. 2 in 2012 and a 3rd in 2017. Incredible doctor. Je is thorough and is good about giving the information his patients need. Great bedside manner. I've recommended Dr. Roosen a few times.
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Not only do I not have any confidence in Dr Roosen, but his assessment means nothing to me. I will be seeking a second opinion. Dr Roosen in simply wrong. His bedside manner is atrocious.
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Dr. Roosen is a great surgeon PERIOD! In addition to the neck/spine fusion he did on my husband, he also removed a brain tumor. Telling someone they have cancer has to be the worst job in the world. However, being able to tell them with compassion and honesty is a trait that can not be taught. DR....more
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