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Dr. Vishal Gala, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 45

Dr. Gala

Dr. Vishal Gala, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Seattle, WA. He specializes in neurosurgery.


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(206) 326-3080

Dr. Gala accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Coop Core

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Dr. Gala's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Herniated Disc Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gala performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Gala performs this procedure more than 78% 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
Spinal Fusion
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Dr. Gala performs Spinal Fusion more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Gala performs this procedure more than 69% of his peers

Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gala performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 52% of his peers

Dr. Gala performs this procedure more than 52% of his peers

Dr. Gala's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • 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
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Vishal Gala, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Seattle, WA. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

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Dr. Gala's Reviews

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has helped my husband so much just waiting for his 2nd surgery ty POLLY
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Had a laminectomy and discectomy in late Nov 2018. Dr. Gala is the best there can ever be in my opinion! He is a super suregeon and had an excellent 'bedside' manner. His skills a surgeon left e no pain and a 100 fix after my fall. Kaiser surgeons are very talented! Thanks Dr. Gala.
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Did a very skilled surgery for me with great confidence. Super nice and understanding. Highly recommend him.
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Dr. Gala performed lumbar surgery for me on April 20, 2018. The laminectomy did indeed relieve a pinched nerve between L 4 and L 5. However, following the surgery I experienced urinary retention, which a urologist told me was due to permanent damage to the bladder. I now must use a catheter to...Read More
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Dr. Gala is one of the best doctors ever! He removed a tumor that was pushing against my mothers spinal cord. The surgery was very successful. We were very worried about the operation but were confident with Dr. Gala's knowledge, experience, and ability. He was very professional and personable. We...Read More
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