Dr. Robert Hood, MD

Dr. Robert Hood, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 73
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Hood, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Salt Lake City, UT. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 47 years. Dr. Hood is affiliated with University of Utah Health Care.

175 Medical Plz

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Spine
very high
more than 95% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
26

Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • St Joseph Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • St Joseph Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • University Utah Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hood has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hood's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hood to family and friends
4.7
based on 13 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Hood's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Moab, UT |
Interviewed several specialists and decided on Robert. Proved to be a very good choice.
in Salt Lake City, Ut |
I gave Dr Hood an excellent rating NOT a poor rating pls fix..he's the BEST!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hood accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Altius Health Plans
  • 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
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Hood has admitting privileges

University of Utah Health Care
50 N. Medical Drive SLC
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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