Dr. Roy Frizzell, MD

Dr. Roy Frizzell, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Roy Frizzell, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in neurosurgery.

222 N 2nd St Ste 307

Boise, ID 83702

Contact Information

(208) 344-1000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Frizzell'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Frizzell "R. Tyler Frizzell, MD is board certified in neurosurgery. He earned his bachelor's degree from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and his medical degree and doctorate in molecular physiology and biophysics from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He served his residency in neurological surgery at the University of Alabama in Birmingham and fellowship in neurology at the Queen's Square Institute of Neurology in London, England. Dr. Frizzell served as assistant professor of Neurological Surgery at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, and began private practice in Boise in 1995. He has worked with the Foundation for International Education in Neurological Surgery in Kathmandu, Nepal; and as the president of Healthcare International Training and Assistance (HITA) he has performed neurological surgery and trained neurosurgeons in Concepcion, Chile."
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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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10  Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

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

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Parkland Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Parkland Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Ala
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Frizzell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Frizzell's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Frizzell to family and friends
32 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Frizzell'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Wonderful doctor. I would highly recommend Dr. Frizzell if you are in need of a Neurosurgeon.
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I am a mother of 3, two of which have autism. I started haveing neck pain and after MRI results was called by Dr. Frizzels office. I was told that "Dr wanted to talk to you about your results. After a 3 and 1/2 hour drive, he saw me, was reluctant to answer questions and now thinks I might have ...more
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So thankful for this wonderful Doctor!! I feel blessed that I was sent to him. He is kind,humble and so caring. Best Doctor I've had in a very long time.
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