Dr. Parley Madsen III, MD

Dr. Parley Madsen III, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Parley Madsen III, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Visalia, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med and specializes in neurosurgery.

205 S West St Ste E

Visalia, CA 93291

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California

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more than 71% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
more than 69% of peers
more than 63% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

9  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1954
  • U Calif/La Ctr Hlth Scis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • U Miami/Jackson Meml Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Madsen III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Madsen III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Madsen III to family and friends
23 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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Dr. Madsen III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Medson performed spinal cord surgery on me over six years ago. He repaired C-3 to C-6. I have never felt better and I am pain free. I believe one must follow the doctor’s orders to the letter...in my case it was walking up to ten miles a day after the first week. I was in excellent health and...more
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He almost killed my mother. Do not let him operate on you or anyone you know.
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I have not been happy with the surgical outcome on my neck After the surgery on my neck I was paralyzed and still am My recovery time was going to be approximately 3 to 4 weeks and it is a lot longer now
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I've had two spinal surgeries with Dr. Madsen. One was a lumbar decompression and another was a two level spinal fusion. He is highly skilled and I'd recommend him to anyone. He took the time to answer my questions and quell my anxiety. I've had excellent results. His office staff is very helpful...more
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Dr Madsen was friendly and to the point. i really appreciated his taking time to answer questions. he is extremely intelligent and I had to bring him to my level.
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