Dr. Prakash Sampath, MD

Dr. Prakash Sampath, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
(47)
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Dr. Prakash Sampath, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery.

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

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

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

Dr. Sampath'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*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • 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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19  Procedures

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

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sampath to family and friends
47 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (22)

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 (14)

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....more
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Dr Sampath knowingly cut the occipital nerve on the 2nd surgery. I've been suffering greatly with sharp, painful shooting pains throughout my head, shoulders, face. I had Chairing 1 in which I had 3 surgeries in 11 months. I was never sent for therapy after the surgeries & now suffer with neck &...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...more
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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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