Dr. Sanford J. Fineman, MD

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Dr. Sanford J. Fineman, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

617 Viscaya Ct, Somerset, NJ 08873 Get Directions
(908) 487-7176

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

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    • Settlement;2012-04-27T00:00:00
    • Settlement;2012-11-19T00:00:00
    • Settlement;2014-10-20T00:00:00
    • Settlement;2015-05-04T00:00:00
    • Settlement;2015-08-28T00:00:00
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  • Internship Hospital
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    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

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    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • 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

    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

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    • 5
      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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      Sanctions

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    • 0
      Board Actions

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    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

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • 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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