Dr. Philip Henkin, MD

Dr. Philip Henkin, MD

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Neurosurgery | Male | 53 years old

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Dr. Henkin specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Brandon, FL. He practices at 1 location.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Henkin to family and friends
3.7
based on 86 total surveys (10 with reviews)
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
     (85)
  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
     (84)
  • Scheduling
     (83)
Experience with Dr. Henkin
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (85)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (85)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (85)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (85)
Dr. Henkin's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (83)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (83)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (84)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes (80)
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in Cumming, GA |
In my case, Dr. Henkin was a miracle worker! He performed a procedure on my lumbar spine and the horrible pain was gone. I walked out of the hospital 36 hours after a 4 1/2 hour surgery pain free.
in Plant City, FL |
I had severe scoliosis and stenosis . I am 63 years old and was very scared of having surgery . I did have surgery and have all the confidence in Dr. Henkin. He's straightened my spine and I have no more pain in my legs which was almost unbearable. I am very glad that I had the surgery and highly recommend Dr. Henkin.
Valrico, FL |
This is the most unprofessional, ridiculous joke of a doctor's office! Every time we've been there we have waited an hour and a half to two hours to get out of the waiting room! One gentleman was told he wouldn't be seen until 9pm when he had a 6:00 appointment. This doctor over books his patients which just means he's out for more money!
in Valrico, FL |
My Mom had back surgery about 3 years ago and has done very well... She is currently having a set back with pain in the same back area.. She was told by her primary physician to get an MRI which she did... Now is trying to get an appointment with Dr. Henkin and the office staff gave her an appt a month out.. When she tried to explain the urgency to this they became very rude... Dr. Henkin is very nice and I am very surprised that he lets his office receptionist act this way towards his patients
Tampa, FL |
I could hardly walk be for I saw Dr Henkin. I was in pain in my hips. Dr Henkin performed surgery and now I doing all the things I used to do with ease. Including heavy yard work.
in tampa,fl |
Dr Hinkin preformed surgery on my back approx four years ago. I was unable to walk prior. One day after surgery I was walking several blocks with zero pain. To this day ,am able to work and live a normal life. Thank You,Dr Hinkin Larry Musall,Tampa,Fl
in Odessa, FL |
Dr Henkn preformed a Keyhole Laminectomy on my L2-3 disc as an outpatient surgery. My results have been excellent. Dr Henkin was recommended by another Neurosurgeon. Dr Henkin's minimally evasive technique is by far better than the old method of cutting your back open with a 5 inch scar which I had in another area of my back by a different surgeon. My surgery is less than two months old and I am walking 6 miles a day and working out 3 times a week. Was walking a mile a week after surgery!!!
Lithia, FL |
Dr. Henkin, his associates, and staff demonstrated professionalism and provided exceptional medical treatment. Dr. Henkin always provided helpful information: at my evaluation, before the surgery, and to my wife after the surgery as I was recovering. The office staff also were able to provide timely answers, and they made scheduling go as well as possible under the circumstances. Most Most important, my surgery was successful, and it made a phenomenal impact on my functioning and well-being.
in Riverview, FL |
Excellent Surgeon; Excellent Staff; Great Experience I needed all of the above for my surgery... as I was in bad shape. Thanks
This man is a poor excuse for the word doctor with horrible patient bedside manner. Would recommend you to find any other neurosurgeon possible!
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Craniotomy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    Duke University Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    Duke University Hospital

    Completed in 1993

    Duke University Hospital-Neurological Surgery

    Completed in 1998

  • Undergraduate School
    MIT

    Graduated in 1985

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Henkin's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Henkin's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Henkin

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients