Dr. Ricardo Cortez, MD

Dr. Ricardo Cortez, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
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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Top Care Areas

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Spondylosis
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more than 65% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 63% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 61% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
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13  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cortez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cortez's Reviews

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3.0

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