Dr. Samuel Critides Jr, MD

Dr. Samuel Critides Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Samuel Critides Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Pensacola, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.

5153 N 9th Ave Ste 302

Pensacola, FL 32504

Contact Information

(850) 416-2250

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 98% of peers
Broken Neck
very high
more than 96% of peers
Meningiomas
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

60  Conditions Treated

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Keesler Medical Center 81st Medical Group
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Kttc Med Center Keesler
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Nm School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Critides Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Critides Jr' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Critides Jr

2.6

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
35.714285714285715%
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4 Stars
7.142857142857143%
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1 Star
57.142857142857146%
(8)

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Did not feel comfortable at all from the very first conversation with the staff over the phone. My appointment with his PA and him left me feeling like I didn't matter and my pain was and condition was not important to him at all. No bedside manner or compassion .
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Dr. Critides has been excellent in my husband's care following several strokes. Dr. Critides is very caring and extremely knowledgeable! We are grateful for his service!
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I like that a surgeon tries to avoid doing surgery. Most specialists just want to do what they have their degrees for! He spent time explaining my health situations and showed me all my options. He also recommended that I get a second opinion as well. I really like his approach to my situation.
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I met him shortly after he came you Pensacola. His credentials are impressive but his skill level and bedside manner are not. I think his most recent background was administrative not actually acute surgery. He was dismissive of my account of my symptoms. He refused to read a copy of my MRI...Read More
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Dr Critides is a very caring physician who is very knowledgeable about my specific problem. He has given me options and let me choose which is best for me.
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