Dr. Ralph Loomis, MD

Dr. Ralph Loomis, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(27)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ralph Loomis, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Asheville, NC. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.

7 Vanderbilt Park Dr

Asheville, NC 28803

Contact Information

(828) 225-7776

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 99% 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 Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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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
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • In Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Iu Health University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Iu Health University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Loomis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Loomis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Loomis to family and friends
3.2
based on 27 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Loomis' Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Arden, NC |
Would recommend Dr. Loomis to any family member or friend.
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in Arden, nc |
I was born with a denerative back. Dr. Loomis has been my Dr. for many years. He always gives me options when I am having back pain. He performed an L3/L4 fusion recently which took care of my pain. He talks with me and my wife with compassion and understanding. I would not want any other spine...more
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in Elk Park,NC |
Dr. Loomis, did my surgery June 17,2015. I had back problems for years. Allways said never have surgery but the paid was so bad, couldn't take it any longer. It was one of the best decision I made. with Dr Loomis help. I thank God every day No pain. I wish I hadn't waited so long. i can do any...more
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Hendersonville, NC |
Dr Loomis did an extensive spinal fusion on my back in early January 2007. I got MRSA from that surgery and had to have my back opened back up two more times to clean it out. Since then I have had nothing but horrible pain which has greatly impacted the quality of my life. I can barely walk. ...more
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in Res, NC |
not a pleasant experience. The man was degrading and condescending, not only to me but to my wife as well. It was clear he was not going to do anything to help me recover from my injury.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Loomis accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Loomis has admitting privileges

Mission Health
509 Biltmore Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
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Pardee UNC Healthcare
800 N Justice St
Hendersonville, NC 28791
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Transylvania Regional Hospital
90 Hospital Drive Po Box 1116
Brevard, NC 28712
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