Dr. Prakash Sampath, MD

Dr. Prakash Sampath, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(44)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Prakash Sampath, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Providence, RI. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

118 Dudley St Lowr Lvl

Providence, RI 02905

Contact Information

(401) 273-4155

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Spondylosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • 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
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • 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
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • 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)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Paracentesis
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Rhode Island.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sampath has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sampath's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sampath to family and friends
2.9
based on 44 total reviews (12 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (20)

Dr. Sampath's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

Providence, RI |
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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johnston, ri |
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...more
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Framingham, MA |
I had a two layer decompression surgery on my Lumbar Spine. My recovery has been slow, but Dr. Sampath's PA, Phyllis and his medical assistant Sherry have been very helpful during this whole procedure. I have called the office several times with concerns and questions and both Sherry and Phyllis...more
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I had pain from a no disc on l5 s1, I had moderate stenosis and retrolylisis. I had a spinal fusion l4 to s1. I had not been able to sleep through a night for over a year because of the pain. Dr Sampath and his assistant Emmy and the Staff were awesome. Highly recommend. I have never had doctors go...more
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in Warwick, RI |
I have recomended Dr Sampath to quite a few people. He has been my Dr since 2004. I have had several surgeries with great success. I wouldn't be walking today if not for his skill
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sampath accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • 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
    Open Access Plus
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Sampath has admitting privileges

Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
111 Brewster St
Pawtucket, RI 02860
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Roger Williams Medical Center
825 Chalkstone Ave
Providence, RI 02908
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Saint Anne's Hospital
795 Middle St
Fall River, MA 02721
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