Dr. Philip Henkin, MD

Dr. Philip Henkin, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Philip Henkin, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and minimally invasive neurological spine surgery.

NeuroSpine Center

10740 Palm River Rd Ste 300

Tampa, FL 33619
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Henkin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lumbar Spine Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Henkin's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

59  Conditions Treated


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29  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • MIT
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Duke University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Duke University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Duke University Hospital-Neurological Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Henkin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Henkin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Henkin to family and friends
95 total reviews (19 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (95)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Henkin'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 (19)

Dr Henkins is a Doctor, not GOD he does his best to help people. Sure the the end result might not always be 100% but hey your broke. Something that's broke is never 100% again. Most the time though it is better than what it was. I've had 5 back operations, total knee replacement surgery and...more
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After weeks of crawling on hands and knees due to the pain of a Synovial Cyst between lumbar 4 & 5 vertebrae I consulted with Dr. Henkin and I'll never regret my decision. Through a very small incision Dr. Henkin was able to locate and remove the cyst. As soon as I recovered from anesthesia...more
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Dr Henkin did my back surgery he has a God gifted talent. i would highly recommend him for back surgery. I was lucky to have him as my surgery. Thank you Dr Henkin.
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Dr. Henkin does not want to address if you have a "bad outcome". 2 weeks after anterior fusion, cage, plate, had new and worsening pain in one upper extremity. Only PA would call me back. Had to make several calls and finally Dr. Henkin called back and was extremely insulting, rude and showed no...more
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Awesome doctor. A Laser Spine Institute doctor had herniated my disk during a diskectomy. I had asked to be placed on a waiting list for an appointment on a Monday. They called later and asked me to be there the next afternoon at 5:30. I think they squeezed me in. I did not get to see him till...more
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