Dr. Scott West, DO

Dr. Scott West, DO

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Scott West, DO is a neurosurgery specialist in Dayton, OH and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Ohio University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery.

300 Forest Ave Ste 1

Dayton, OH 45405

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Pathological Spine Fracture
very high
more than 95% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
high
more than 77% of peers

Dr. West'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. West does not have any board certifications listed.

50  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • 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)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • 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

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17  Procedures

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

  • Ohio University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. West has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. West has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. West's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. West to family and friends
28 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. West's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr. Scott West has gone above and beyond with his companion and care with my surgeries. He was there seeing to my recovery and encouragement to continue to do all that I could to recover to the maximum strength. I owe a lot to him, he worked with me and I do exercise daily ( I can do 5 miles on the...more
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Dr West did not take the time to listen to my problem on our initial consult which resulted in him ordering only half of the MRI area required. On the follow up appt he rushed again and he misread the MRI results only listing arthritis and missed the major neurological spinal nerve root issue...more
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I have had three back surgeries with Dr. West: a fusion in 2012, a discectomy in Jun 2014 and a second fusion in Jul 2014. I first met with Dr. West in 2007 and he advised against a surgical solution - five years later, I had my first surgery with him. Was impressed that he was clearly not out to...more
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I was referred to Doctor West by my family doctor and I was a little scared cause of never dealing with somebody like this. (Neurologist) However, after all the visits and meeting with Doctor West I couldn't of been more satisfied. Doctor West wasn't over demanding and gave me options on what I...more
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Dr. West performed my microdiscectomy in 2009. He was direct and to the point about my diagnosis and what needed to be done. I saw him for the consultation and he gave me 3 options for my condition. His opinion was that I needed surgical intervention and that I needed to think about it over the...more
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