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Dr. Scott Purvines, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 48

Dr. Purvines

Dr. Scott Purvines, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chesterfield, MO and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Purvines accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Assurant Health
Benesys
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Dr. Purvines' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Cord Stimulation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Purvines performs Spinal Cord Stimulation more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Purvines performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Neurostimulation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Purvines performs Neurostimulation more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Purvines performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulators
  • Neurostimulation, Spinal
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Purvines performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Purvines performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy

Dr. Purvines' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • 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

About Me

Biography

Dr. Scott Purvines, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chesterfield, MO and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1999
Indiana University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1999

Awards

Dr. Purvines' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Purvines

4.0

Based on 33 reviews

5 Stars
72.72727272727273%
(24)
4 Stars
3.0303030303030303%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
24.242424242424242%
(8)

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What People Say About Dr. Scott Purvines, MD
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Excellent. Great personality. I left feeling that he was concerned about my health and would take excellent care of me. I am so glad I found Dr. Purvines. His staff was top notch also. Everyone was super nice. Highly recommend this office!
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Had neck surgery and he was very thorough explaining the procedure. His office staff was also very helpful.
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Dr. Pervines was a fantastic physician and did a marvelous job with my spinal surgery. I couldn't be more pleased.
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