Dr. Rex Arendall, MD

Dr. Rex Arendall, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
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66 y/o
(45)

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Dr. Rex Arendall, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Nashville, TN. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 40 years.

Neurosurgical Associates

2400 Patterson St Ste 319

Nashville, TN 37203
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Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of Kentucky
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

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Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 98% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Arendall "I am committed to caring for my patients with compassion and clinical excellence. My mission is to provide patients with superior care and minimum hassle so that they can return to an excellent quality of life."
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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

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • 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
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Arendall has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Arendall's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Arendall to family and friends
4.5
based on 45 total reviews (12 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
    (37)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Arendall's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

in Nashville, TN |
In late 92 a young lady got me in to see Dr. William Meacham. Dr.'s Hester and Johnston operated. I have had a terrible lumbar spine for 4 plus years now, and; every neurosurgeon basically dismissed me like I was nothing. Dr. Arendall, who worked with both Meacham and Hester, ordered a discogram...more
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Hendersonville, TN |
I couldn't be happier than I am with Dr Arendall. He is the best.
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in Mount Juliet, TN. 37122 |
Absolutely. Almost thirty years has this professional provided care for me and my whole family. There may be others this gifted in his area of expertise but as for me and those I talk to about his talents stretches over a span of almost thirty years. Hey Rex man you are truly blessed and your side...more
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in Thompsons Station, TN |
Patient since mid-90's with multiple lumbar and cervical surgeries due to really bad degen. disc disease. Always successful and relief from pain almost immediately following surgeries. Anytime I meet someone who is suffering from neck/back pain I recommend they see him even if they are out of...more
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in Lebanon, TN |
Dr. Randall has been my doctor for many of years. I love the whole medical family .I've always listened to what he tells me to do , he know his business no matter what others has opinionated about him, I've never had to go to any after care for my three surgeries, and I thank God for him and...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Arendall accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of Kentucky
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus
    Options PPO
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Arendall has admitting privileges

Tristar Centennial Medical Center
2300 Patterson St
Nashville, TN 37203
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Tristar Southern Hills Medical Center
391 Wallace Rd
Nashville, TN 37211
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