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Dr. Prakash Sampath, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 51

Dr. Sampath

Dr. Prakash Sampath, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Sampath accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
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Dr. Sampath's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sampath treats Spondylosis more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Sampath treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sampath treats Myelopathy more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Sampath treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sampath performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Sampath performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy

Dr. Sampath's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • 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
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • 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
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • 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
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Prakash Sampath, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

John Hopkins Hospital
Residency Hospital
John Hopkins Hospital
Internship Hospital
1993
John's Hopkins Hospital
Internship Hospital
1992
Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
Medical School
1993
1992

Languages

  • Hindi
  • English

Dr. Sampath's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sampath

3.0

Based on 50 reviews

5 Stars
42%
(21)
4 Stars
6%
(3)
3 Stars
2%
(1)
2 Stars
6%
(3)
1 Star
44%
(22)

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Excellent care!!!!!!!!! He and his staff are phenomenal. Would recommend he and his PAs to everyone. His office staff are attentive and very helpful.
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He helped me greatly with my neck surgery. Office staff are the best. Felicia is the best ever
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The staff here has treated me like family. With attention to my needs being met first, even a walk-in visit allows me to see personnel like Cherry, who is always waiting and eager to help with a smile, and when you say thank you, she tells you that’s here job. When I need an immediate visit and Dr....Read More
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I cannot say enough great things about Dr. Sampath; a miracle surgeon! I was not able to walk before my surgery and now I am able to walk with no pain. He wasn’t very prompt and thorough. He has changed my life!
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He literally helped my sister walk again! She was in crushing pain for 2 months, laying on the ground and still sobbed daily because of her discomfort. She tried cortisone shots, physical therapy and nothing worked! A couple of visits to see him and she’s walking comfortably and living life the...Read More
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