Dr. Phillip McAllister, MD

Dr. Phillip McAllister, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Phillip McAllister, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Gray, LA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

115 Eureka Dr

Gray, LA 70359

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. McAllister's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McAllister treats Myelopathy more than 98% of his peers

Dr. McAllister treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McAllister treats Post-Laminectomy Syndrome more than 82% of his peers

Dr. McAllister treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McAllister treats Spine Disorders more than 82% of his peers

Dr. McAllister treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. McAllister's conditions and procedures:

Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
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 Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Phillip McAllister, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Gray, LA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. McAllister's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McAllister

3.4

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
47.05882352941177%
(8)
4 Stars
11.764705882352942%
(2)
3 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
35.294117647058826%
(6)

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Dr. McAllister and his staff are awesome. Dr. McAllister took his time with us, answered all of our questions and took very good care of my husband. He is meticulous at what he does and always has the patients best interest. My husband had cervical, ulnar and carpal tunnel surgeries by McAllister...Read More
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This doctor is exceedingly caustic & unprofessional. He spent most of the visit ranting about how much he hated picking up the messes of other local physicians, & how deplorable their practice of medicine was, & what a non-serious attitude the people of S. LA had about their healthcare, & how he...Read More
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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read More
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