Dr. Peter Forsyth, MD

Dr. Peter Forsyth, MD

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Dr. Peter Forsyth, MD is a neurology specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from McMasters University In Ontario in 1984 and specializes in neurology and neurosurgery.

12902 Usf Magnolia Dr

Tampa, FL 33612

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Forsyth's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forsyth treats Brain Cancer more than 100% of his peers

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

Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forsyth treats Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma) more than 100% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Chordoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forsyth treats Brain Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Forsyth treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Forsyth's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Alzheimer's Disease
Aneurysm
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Bell's Palsy
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Cancer
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
Chronic Pain
Cluster Headache
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Concussion
Confusion
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dementia
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Diplopia
Dystonia
Ear Disorders
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Epilepsy
Essential Tremor
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Glioma
Headache
Herniated Disc
Hydrocephalus
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Insomnia
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lyme Disease
Meningiomas
Migraine
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Myasthenia Gravis
Myelopathy
Myoclonus
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Nystagmus
Osteosarcoma
Parkinson's Disease
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Polyneuropathy
Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Restless Leg Syndrome
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Seizure Disorders
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sleep-Walking
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stiff-Man Syndrome
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syncope
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Tuberous Sclerosis
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors
Vertigo
Visual Field Defects

About Me

Care Philosophy

"I am interested in experimental therapeutics in patients with gliomas. This spans basic laboratory work into Phase I and 2 Clinical Trials. My basic research is in oncolytic viruses and glimoa invasion." Peter Forsyth is chairman of the Neuro-Onc...

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1993
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center ,-Neuro-Oncology
    Fellowship Hospital
    1993
  • 1991
    Mayo Clinic-Neurology
    Residency Hospital
    1991
  • 1988
    University Of Toronto,-Medicine
    Internship Hospital
    1988
  • 1984
    McMasters University In Ontario
    Medical School
    1984

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO