Dr. Sean O'Malley, MD

Dr. Sean O'Malley, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(29)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Sean O'Malley, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Alabaster, AL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University College Of Dublin, National University Of Ireland, Faculty Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in neurosurgery and pediatrics.

632 2nd St NE

Alabaster, AL 35007

Contact Information

(205) 621-0122

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. O'Malley performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Myelopathy
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatrics
2

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • 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
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • 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

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Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • University College Of Dublin, National University Of Ireland, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Illinois Masonic Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • George Washington University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. O'Malley has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. O'Malley's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. O'Malley to family and friends
3.1
based on 29 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. O'Malley's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in United States
My husband has been in pain for close to a month now. He has already gone to an orthopedic doctor and was referred to Dr. OMalley. The orthopedic doctor said the MRI showed bulging disks in the neck and spinal stenosis. We thought he would offer some treatments to help the pain. However, he...more
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in Sylacauga, Al.
I had an ACDF performed on one level. Very little pain after surgery. Scar is about 3 inches. Dr. O'Malley was professional and accurate on his diagnosis. He office staff was pleasant but too busy. Overall no complaints.
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in Thorsby, AL
Doesn't listen to what patient is telling him. If your MRI doesn't look bad enough to him you must be lying about your ailments. Told me to suck up the pain. Worst Dr. I've been to in a longtime. Save your copay.
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in Alabaster, AL
Waited 3 weeks in excruciating back pain on an appointment then finally on a Friday the dr spent 3 minutes with me and sent me to another dr. He refused to help me with pain meds so here I sit over a month of severe pain and still searching for help. My dog gets more humane treatment feom the vet. ...more
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