Dr. Ricardo Cortez, MD

Dr. Ricardo Cortez, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Ricardo Cortez, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Goldsboro, NC and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston in 1999 and specializes in neurosurgery.

625 Country Day Rd

Goldsboro, NC 27530

Contact Information

(919) 731-4048

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Cortez's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pathological Spine Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cortez treats Pathological Spine Fracture more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Cortez treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cortez performs Spinal Compression Fracture Repair more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Cortez performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Balloon Kyphoplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Vertebroplasty
Low Back Pain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cortez treats Low Back Pain more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Cortez treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Cortez's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ricardo Cortez, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Goldsboro, NC and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston in 1999 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2006
    University Of Miami School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    2006
  • 2006
    University Of North Carolina Hospitals
    Residency Hospital
    2006
  • 2001
    University Of North Carolina Hospitals
    Internship Hospital
    2001
  • 1999
    Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston
    Medical School
    1999

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO

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