Dr. Patrick Doherty, MD

Dr. Patrick Doherty, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Patrick Doherty, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New London, CT and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery.

194 Howard St

New London, CT 06320

Contact Information

(860) 442-0564

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 90% of peers
Low Back Pain
high
more than 88% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • 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
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • 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
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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12  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • The Johns Hopkins University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • General Surgery; University Of Maryland
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University MD
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Doherty has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Doherty's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Doherty

4.7

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
85%
(17)
4 Stars
5%
(1)
3 Stars
5%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
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Even though we currently live in Florida, I waited until we came back up north for my third back surgery with Dr. Doherty. After only three weeks, I feel like a million bucks. All of my surgeries done by Dr. Doherty have come out with excellent results. I can't thank him enough for all his...Read More
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Kathleen Bulat in Cape Coral, Fl – Jul 31, 2017
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Dr. Doherty is a great doctor and surgeon, he has performed two neck surgeries on me and he did a wonderful job. I would highly recommend him to anyone with any neurological issues, or anyone with issues with there neck or back, he is a truly amazing doctor and I wouldn't go anywhere else.
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Melissa Camarota/Malinoski in New London, CT – Apr 26, 2016
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Had neck surgery in 2007 and he made it almost fun
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Roger Breunig in Old Lyme, CT – Feb 05, 2016
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