Dr. Shivanand Lad, MD

Dr. Shivanand Lad, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 39
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Dr. Shivanand Lad, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Chicago Medical School in 2004 and specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

40 DUKE MEDICINE CIR Ste 1C

Durham, NC 27710

Contact Information

(919) 684-7777

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim Found
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lad's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lad treats Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Lad treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Neurostimulation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulators
  • Neurostimulation, Spinal
Spinal Cord Stimulation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lad performs Spinal Cord Stimulation more than 97% of his peers

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

Dr. Lad's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel 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
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Hand Conditions
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Meningiomas
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Myelopathy
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Sacrum Disorders
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Steroid Injection
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am a neurosurgeon and researcher who focuses on surgical solutions for movement disorders and pain due to cancer prior nerve injury stroke failed back surgery limb amputation trigeminal neuralgia and other causes. I have always been fascinated by h...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Education

  • 2011
    Stanford University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2011
  • 2009
    Stanford University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2009
  • 2004
    Chicago Medical School
    Medical School
    2004

Dr. Lad's Reviews

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3.8

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
25%
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I’ve had several surgeries with Dr Lad. He is very professional and extremely knowledgeable of my surgery. He has a wonderful bedside manner,and always has time for my concerns. I would highly recommend him to family and friends.
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Dr. Lad is one of the most compassionate, professional and thorough doctors I have seen. His entire team, and particularly Beth, explained everything in detail; answered my endless questions with patience, and took great care of me. Dr. Lad has performed 5 surgeries on me and has provided profound...Read More
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Dr. Lad truly cares about his patients and really listens to his patient's needs.
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In 2014 I had brain and chest surgery, was allowed to stay at Duke hospital for one night. Sent home without follow-up. Went to UNC emergency the next day since I didn't have balance. Now I have the following disabilities - numb upper lip and numb right hand. I use weights on my right hand so I...Read More
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Great bedside manners, very intelligent, easy to speak with. Him and his team are awesome. My mom has been extremely nervous about going through with DBS surgery. But with encouragement, information, and a little humor, the team and Dr. Lad had my mom on board. She's now two days post op and...Read More
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