Dr. Rishi Goel, MD

NeurosurgeryMaleAge 43

Dr. Goel
Accepting new patients

UH Neurological Institute

29101 Health Campus Dr Ste 475 Westlake, OH 44145

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(440) 827-5088

Dr. Rishi Goel, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Westlake, OH and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Goel has more experience with Neurocritical Care Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from George Washington U, School of Medicine medical school in 2003. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Southwest General Health Center and UH St. John Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Goel to book an appointment.

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Dr. Goel is affiliated with Southwest General Health Center Middleburg Heights, a highly rated hospital.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Goel

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Goel treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Goel treats other conditions, please contact the office at (440) 827-5088.

Neurocritical Care Disorders

Neurocritical care specialists diagnose and treat severe and life-threatening neurological conditions such as stroke, spinal cord injury, brain tumor, and traumatic brain injuryCompare with other Neurocritical Care Disorders specialists.

Dr. Goel is experienced in the area of Neurocritical Care Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Goel
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Traumatic Brain Injury
Subdural Hemorrhage
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Hydrocephalus
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Dr. Goel's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chordoma
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epilepsy
  • 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
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Polyneuropathy
  • 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 Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Upper Back Pain

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Dr. Goel accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-OH PPO
Blue Access Options for ERC Health-OH PPO
Blue Access Options-OH PPO
Blue Access-OH PPO
Blue Preferred Plus-OH POS
Blue Preferred-OH EPO
Blue Preferred-OH HMO
Blue Preferred-OH POS
Blue Traditional-OH
Bronze Blue Access-OH PPO
Bronze Blue Access-OH PPO Plus
Bronze Pathway X-OH HMO
Bronze Pathway-OH HMO
Catastrophic Pathway X-OH HMO
Catastrophic Pathway-OH HMO
Gold Blue Access-OH PPO
Gold Pathway X-OH HMO
Gold Pathway-OH HMO
Lumenos Plans-OH
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Ohio Med Plan-OH
Pathway-OH HMO
Platinum Blue Access-OH PPO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO Plus
Silver Pathway X-OH HMO
Silver Pathway-OH HMO
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-OH
Trihealth HD80-OH
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Goel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Goel

4.6

Based on 22 ratings

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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (20)
  • Explained conditions well (20)
  • Listened & answered questions (20)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (2)
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I had back surgery by Dr.Goel in Oct.2017 which i had continue pain until now when i had to have another two surgeries to correct his work, I working on gettin rid of this back once and for all and be able to walk without a chain, which he left me. i do not recommend this Doc. for back surgery since I found out the screws where loose from my surgery.
What went well
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Mary Ann Piper – Jul 27, 2019
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Dr. Goel is one of the very best physicians I have ever been to. He is very brilliant and professional. I would be happy to count him as one of the very best medical professionals that I have ever been to. I would recommend him very very highly. "Thank you, Dr. Goel for taking such good care of me."
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Sandra – Apr 10, 2018
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Dr. Goel is an attentive and caring physician.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Rishi Goel, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Westlake, OH and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Goel has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2010
University Hospitals of Cleveland
Residency Hospital
2003
George Washington U, School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Rishi Goel, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Rishi Goel, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Goel frequently treats Neurocritical Care Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Goel specializes.

Where is Dr. Rishi Goel, MD's office located?

Dr. Goel's office is located at 29101 Health Campus Dr Ste 475, Westlake, OH 44145. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

UH Neurological Institute29101 Health Campus Dr Ste 475 Westlake, OH 44145
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Goel is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Southwest General Health Center

Middleburg Heights, OH

81% Patient Experience Rating, 12% higher than the national average

10 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

UH St. John Medical Center

Westlake, OH

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)

University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center

Elyria, OH

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

17 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)