Dr. Robert Hood, MD

Dr. Robert Hood, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
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Dr. Robert Hood, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center in 1970 and specializes in neurosurgery.

175 Medical Plz

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Contact Information

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  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hood performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Hood's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  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
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

11  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

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hood to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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)

Interviewed several specialists and decided on Robert. Proved to be a very good choice.
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I gave Dr Hood an excellent rating NOT a poor rating pls fix..he's the BEST!
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