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Dr. Rodney Olinger, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 67

Dr. Olinger

Dr. Rodney Olinger, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(901) 522-7700

Dr. Olinger accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
LocalPlus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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MultiPlan
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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. Olinger's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olinger treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Olinger treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spondylosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olinger treats Spondylosis more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Olinger treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Spondylolisthesis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olinger treats Spondylolisthesis more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Olinger treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis

Dr. Olinger's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

"Rodney G. Olinger | Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute Dr. Rodney Glenn Olinger was born in 1951 in Connecticut. He grew up in New York City. In 1969 he attended the University of Miami in Florida as an undergraduate. He then went on t...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1983
Albert Einstein College Med
Residency Hospital
1978
Montefiore Hospital Med Center
Internship Hospital
1977
University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
Medical School
1983
1978
1977

Awards

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