Dr. P David Adelson, MD

Dr. P David Adelson, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. P David Adelson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery and pediatric neurosurgery.

1919 E Thomas Rd

Phoenix, AZ 85016

Contact Information

(602) 933-0975

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Hydrocephalus
high
more than 89% of peers
Brain Disorders
high
more than 87% of peers
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
normal
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Adelson'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.

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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16  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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

  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • UCLA Sch of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • UCLA Center For Health Sciences
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Adelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Adelson does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Adelson and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Adelson's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Adelson to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Adelson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Adelson has been an amazing gift to our family. He has provided us with much comfort as we have navigated a difficult hospitalization. He took the time to fully explain complicated situations along with answering any and all questions. His team was also a bright light in our hospital stay,...more
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