Dr. Sanford J. Fineman, MD

Dr. Sanford J. Fineman, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 66 years old

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Dr. Fineman specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Somerset, NJ. He practices at 3 locations.

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Dr. Fineman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Malpractice Claims

    Dr. Fineman has 5 malpractice claims

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    • Settlement (4/27/2012)
    • Amount or Range: $125,000.00
    • State: New Jersey
    • Settlement (11/19/2012)
    • Amount or Range: $1,000,000.00
    • State: New Jersey
    • Settlement (10/20/2014)
    • Amount or Range: $500,000.00
    • State: New Jersey
    • Settlement (5/4/2015)
    • Amount or Range: $12,000.00
    • State: New Jersey
    • Settlement (8/28/2015)
    • Amount or Range: $416,667.00
    • State: New Jersey
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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis

Education

  • Medical School
    Temple Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1976

  • Internship Hospital
    Albert Einstein Medical Center

    Completed in 1977

  • Residency Hospital
    Jefferson U

    Completed in 1981

  • Fellowship Hospital
    U Pittsburgh Sch Med

    Completed in 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities