Dr. Philip Utter, MD

Dr. Philip Utter, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Philip Utter, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Shreveport, LA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery, internal medicine, and more.

1500 Line Ave Ste 200

Shreveport, LA 71101

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Utter'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.

3  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Utter does not have any board certifications listed.

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


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17  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Utter has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Utter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Utter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Utter to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Utter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have had the good fortune to be a patient of Dr. Utter's through 2 different back surgeries. He has always been professional, thorough & undaunted by difficult cases. When I. broke my back 1 1/2 days before Christmas, he went to great lengths to perform the surgery as soon as possible, including...more
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