Dr. Ronald Hammers, MD

Dr. Ronald Hammers, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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39 y/o
(61)

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Dr. Ronald Hammers, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.Read his story

Colorado Springs Neurological Associates

2312 N Nevada Ave Ste 100

Colorado Springs, CO 80907
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Colorado Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Zurich

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Top Care Areas

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Thoracic Spine Fracture
very high
more than 92% of peers
Low Back Pain
high
more than 86% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 78% of peers

Dr. Hammers'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.

Dr. Hammers' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hammers "Dr. Hammers is a neurosurgeon, specializing in brain, spine and peripheral nerve disease. He received his undergraduate education at Knox College and medical school at the University of Illinois. His neurosurgical residency was completed at Loyola University Medical Center. "I am married to Michelle and have 3 children: Ethan, Lexi and Bailey. In addition to spending most of my time with my family, I enjoy a variety of athletics and music. I enjoy cooking--my usual weekend escape. I am a neurosurgeon in the United States Army Reserves and have spent time serving our troops at the United States Army Hospital in Landstuhl, Germany. I am a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.""

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hammers "I see patients with all types of brain, spine and peripheral nerve disease. I spend ample time with my patients, reviewing their case and creating a treatment plan unique for each individual. Good outcomes and patient satisfaction are my top priorities."

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

50  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Illinois Valley Community College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Loyola University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Loyola University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hammers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hammers' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hammers

4.7

Based on 61 reviews

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Dr. Hammers is professional, kind, and knowledgeable. I saw him for a bulging disc in my back that was causing a lot of nerve pain. I was impressed with how he explained everything in a way I could understand. He also took the time to show me my MRI and discuss with me my options. I was so...Read More
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There is not enough space here for me to write about my admiration and gratitude for Dr. Hammers. Meeting him in March 2018, I immediately felt at ease and secure in his knowledge of my case. He is approachable, there to support you, answer questions, and reassure you that he is there to give...Read More
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Dr. Hammers did a phenomenal job on my back surgery. I had all the typical fears for having a fusion back surgery, and then Dr. Hammers stepped in. Without the surgery I was losing the ability to walk. I am able to walk now. He literally gave me my life back. My pain medication is drastically...Read More
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Dr. Hammers was wonderful. Very professional. , I was back to work in a week after back surgery! I would highly recommend him to anyone that is having spine issues. Very confident yet caring.
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I would not hesitate in recommending Dr. Hammers to anyone. I found him to be completely committed to his practice and to the needs of his patient. He is not your "typical" doctor. He believes in a "joint effort"" between patient and doctor, before recommending any type of surgery. He is...Read More
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