Dr. Paul Montalbano, MD

Dr. Paul Montalbano, MD

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52 y/o
(176)

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Dr. Paul Montalbano, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Neuroscience Associates

6140 W Curtisian Ave Ste 400

Boise, ID 83704
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • PacificSource
  • SelectHealth
  • Worker's Compensation

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Dr. Montalbano's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Montalbano treats Spondylosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Montalbano treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Bone Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Montalbano treats Bone Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Montalbano treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Herniated Disc
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Montalbano treats Herniated Disc more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Montalbano treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Montalbano's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Paul Montalbano, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2000
    University Of Florida College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital
    2000
  • 1994
    Rush Presbyterian St Lukes Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1993
    Northwestern University Medical School
    Medical School
    1993
  • 1988
    Loyola University Chicago
    Undergraduate School
    1988

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Montalbano's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Montalbano

3.9

Based on 176 reviews

5 Stars
66.47727272727273%
(117)
4 Stars
5.113636363636363%
(9)
3 Stars
1.1363636363636365%
(2)
2 Stars
2.840909090909091%
(5)
1 Star
24.431818181818183%
(43)

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I have been living with chronic back pain for years, Dr. Montalbano got me in and reviewed my MRI. Had me in for surgery the next week. I am 2.5 weeks out of surgery and feeling great.
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I am so thankful I was directed to Dr. Montalbano by an orthopedic surgeon. He is an excellent dr. He is kind, very caring and thorough. All our questions were answered. He and his staff are outstanding! I was told he was the best neurosurgeon in Boise and I certainly can see why. I wouldn’t go...Read More
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I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Montalbano to friends and family. As scary as my diagnosis was, he took time to assure me of the quality of life that I would lead post surgery, and he could not have been more accurate! He is a consummate professional and his staff are accessible and...Read More
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I wanted to be referred to Dr. Montalbano because I know at least 5 friends who have had successful lumbar & cervical surgeries by Dr. Montalbano and think very highly of him. I have been happy with his conservative approach of using NSAID and physical therapy on me to avoid surgery and see if my...Read More
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30 years of lower back pain with the limping on the left leg is now gone. I can't thank Dr. Montalbano and his staff enough! Thanks! Ralph Kander
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