Dr. Rafeek Woods, MD

Dr. Rafeek Woods, MD

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36 y/o
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Dr. Rafeek Woods, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Saint Joseph, MI and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

Lakeland Neurosurgery

3950 Hollywood Rd Ste 210

Saint Joseph, MI 49085
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
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Dr. Woods' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Woods "Rafeek Woods, MD, Neurosurgery, completed his six-year neurological surgery residency and minimally invasive and complex spine fellowship at Loma Linda University Medical Center in California where he also earned his medical degree. He earned his Bachelors of Science in biology, graduating magna cum laude, from Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan.Dr. Woods is extensively published, most notably for his work on biomechanical properties of upper cervical spine injuries, which was recently published in the Neurosurgery journal. He is a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and American Association of Neurological Surgeons."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

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16  Conditions Treated

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Education

  • Loma Linda University
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Minimally Invasive and Complex Spine Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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I would highly recommend you to friends and family.
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As a medical professional myself, I found Dr Woods skill, bedside manner, technique and knowledge all superior. Highly recommend him.
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Dr. Woods was excellent. He treated me with great concern and explained things so I could understand. He was always available for any questions I and my family had. I wasn't a number I was person with in terrible pain a d could hardly walk. After surgery I'm on my way back to a normal life. Thanks...Read More
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After having much leg pain and getting no relief I was referred to Dr. Woods and got my appt. less than a week after my myelogram and was scheduled two days later. After he preformed a laminectomy on L1 thru L5 the pain in my legs was gone completely gone. I couldn't be happier with the outcome.
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I was extremely satisfied with the back surgery perrformed by Dr. Woods.
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