Dr. Raymond Sekula Jr, MD

Dr. Raymond Sekula Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Raymond Sekula Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery, tumor pathology, and more.

200 Lothrop St # B400

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact Information

(412) 647-3685

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
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Dr. Sekula Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Nerve Block, Somatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sekula Jr performs Nerve Block, Somatic more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Sekula Jr performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sekula Jr treats Hydrocephalus more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Sekula Jr treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sekula Jr treats Brain Disorders more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Sekula Jr treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Sekula Jr's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carotid Ultrasound
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Surgery
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Hemifacial Spasm
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Fusion
Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Meningiomas
Microvascular Decompression
Myelopathy
Neck Surgery
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
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 Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Sekula is known internationally and nationally for his development of minimally invasive neurosurgical techniques, which provide patients with improved outcomes, reduced complications, and easier recoveries. He has been recognized with numerou...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Tumor Pathology

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2006
    Allegheny General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2006
  • 2005
    Allegheny General Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    2005
  • 2001
    Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    2001
  • 2000
    Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    2000
  • 1994
    University Of Virginia
    Undergraduate School
    1994

Languages

  • Latin
  • English

Awards

Dr. Sekula Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sekula Jr

4.8

Based on 62 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
1.6129032258064515%
(1)
1 Star
4.838709677419355%
(3)

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Wonderful person and incredible surgeon - he saved my life!
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A few weeks ago I got a surprise call from Dr. Sekula. 2 1/2 yrs ago he performed micro vascular decompression surgery on me for TGN which I suffered with for 15 yrs. He wanted to know how I was doing and if any pain had come back. I was happy to report to him that I still have no pain and haven’t...Read More
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Dr. S really cares about his patients, has excellent bedside manner, and is a truly talented surgeon. Every staff member at the hospital had something great to say about him. He has his own way of approaching surgery making the entire experience much different than others I came across in my...Read More
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Very competent and thorough. He called us on a Sunday checking on our daughter.
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This guy is beyond brilliant. After 3 botched surgeries I found Dr. Sekula and he saved my life. Thank God for him.
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Locations

University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery

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