Dr. Susanne E. Fix, MD

Dr. Susanne E. Fix, MD

Neurosurgery | Female | 59 years old

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Dr. Fix specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Anchorage, AK. She practices at 1 location.

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3.8
based on 22 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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in Wasilla, AK |
Took my daughter to Dr Fix in July 2015. She was 7. I needed a new doctor in AK. After an hour with dr Fix she said my daughter needs an MRI. Also an X-ray. I said I was invented the MRI would set her shunt to zero. She said it was necessary. She called me once. I set up the MRI and was never called back and never heard another word. I paid over $300 for that initial 1hr talk. Nothing was done and I called twice to get MRI with no one getting back to me. I will Never go back!
in Anchorage, AK |
After consulting with countless Neurosurgeons in the NW and having my neck fused twice before, Dr Fix and staff were a godsend. I so wish I would have come across her before visiting so many others that just treated you as a file and a dollar sign . I remember one of her first statements to me was I treat the patient not the X-ray Her entire staff is fantastic and Candace goes above and beyond what I have experienced in the past at other clinics. Alaska is lucky to have her .
in Anchorage, AK |
I have undergone 2 spinal surgeries with Dr. Fix with several more to come. Both went very well. Post op care was excellent. When I called the office I had all calls returned in a timely manner, staff was well informed of my status, my pain was recognized and dealt with immediately, she visited me in the hospital daily.1 surgery was urgent so Dr. Fix interrupted her home holiday to do the procedure. When complications arose Dr. Fix handled my care herself. She is not offended by 2nd opinions.
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  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • 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 Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    West Virginia University

    Graduated in 1987

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities