Dr. Vivekanand Palavali, MD

Neurosurgery •  Male • Age 62
  
Dr. Palavali
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Flint Pain Specialists Pllc

1345 Willowdale Ct Ste B Flint, MI 48532

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(810) 820-6311

Dr. Vivekanand Palavali, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Flint, MI and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Palavali has more experience with Spine than other specialists in his area. He graduated from FINCH UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES / CHICAGO MEDICAL SCHOOL medical school in 1995. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ascension Genesys Hospital and Hurley Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Palavali to book an appointment.


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Dr. Palavali accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
HAP Insurance
Preferred PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

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Practice Areas

Spine

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.Compare with other Spine specialists.

Typically treats 73% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 21 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palavali treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Palavali treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palavali treats Low Back Pain more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Palavali treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Spine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palavali treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Palavali treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

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Dr. Palavali's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • 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
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • 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
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • 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 Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Dr. Palavali's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Palavali

4.4

Based on 11 ratings

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Biography

Dr. Vivekanand Palavali, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Flint, MI and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Palavali has more experience with Spine than other specialists in his area. He graduated from FINCH UNIVERSITY OF HE...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1995
FINCH UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES / CHICAGO MEDICAL SCHOOL
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Practice

Flint Pain Specialists Pllc1345 Willowdale Ct Ste B Flint, MI 48532
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Back To Nature Health and Wellness CenterG3380 Beecher Rd Ste A Flint, MI 48532
2

Affiliated Hospitals

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Ascension Genesys Hospital

Grand Blanc, MI

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

Hurley Medical Center

Flint, MI

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

Mclaren Flint

Flint, MI

61% Patient experience rating, 8% lower than the national average