Dr. Paul Spurgas, MD

Dr. Paul Spurgas, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Paul Spurgas, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Schenectady, NY and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1101 Nott St

Schenectady, NY 12308

Contact Information

(518) 243-3387

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
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more than 69% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
normal
more than 68% of peers
Herniated Disc
normal
more than 66% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • 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
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • 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
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spurgas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Spurgas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spurgas to family and friends
2.3
based on 3 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

Dr. Spurgas' Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Clifton Park, NY
The staff at the office for Dr Spurgas are amazing, you have any questions with paperwork they either answer the phone right away or they get back to you very fast. The nursing staff in the office are hard working, any questions they help assist you. Very compassionate. Pa Jon Streeter is great. He...more
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in Ballston Spa, NY
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