Dr. Phillip McAllister, MD

Dr. Phillip McAllister, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Phillip McAllister, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Gray, LA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

115 Eureka Dr

Gray, LA 70359

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 90% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. McAllister'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • 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
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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12  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Wv University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Wv University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Allegheny Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McAllister has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McAllister's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McAllister to family and friends
15 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. McAllister's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Awful doctor. If something happens during or after surgery, you're on your own. I was schedule to have surgery with him, but I'm so glad that I didn't. I heard so many horror stories about him after. He ran tests and then dropped me because my insurance wouldn't pay him what he wanted. During the...more
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Dr. McAllister was phenomenal, as was the assisting staff. I did get A LOT of attitude from the scheduling office person (blonde woman). Not only was her attitude completely unprofessional, she also went as far as to make a very sarcastic remark about my request to a fellow employee right in front...more
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Both my wife and I have had back surgeries with great outcomes. Additionally another Dr recommended a four level cervical fusion and Dr McAllister suggested not operating unless it was affecting my quality of life, which it does not. Any Dr that passes on a money making surgery based on my...more
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I will never reconmend this doctor. He lied to me. He wanted me to see a physcical therapist and a Dr. Rachall and after that he would do a nerve block. They were going to call me to set up an appointment. I never heard from them. I talked to the Physical Therapist and he said Dr. McAllister...more
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