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Dr. Walter Eckman, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 75

Dr. Eckman

Dr. Walter Eckman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tupelo, MS and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1968 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(662) 841-7585

Dr. Eckman accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Eckman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eckman performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Eckman performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eckman treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Eckman treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Degenerative Disc Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eckman treats Degenerative Disc Disease more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Eckman treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Eckman's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Walter Eckman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tupelo, MS and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1968 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1976
Stanford U
Fellowship Hospital
1975
Hc Moffitt Hosp/Ucsf
Residency Hospital
1975
Victoria Hosp-U West Ont
Residency Hospital
1970
Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Residency Hospital
1969
Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Internship Hospital
1968
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Medical School
1976
1975
1975
1970
1969
1968

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Dr. Eckman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Eckman

3.5

Based on 11 reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Walter Eckman, MD
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I have had 2 neck vertebrae replaced with his 'invention' and I would strongly advise anyone not to have this surgery done because I only had relief for 2 years and is much worse now than it was before the surgery. MRI's and Xrays cannot see past his invention to see what's going on with your spine...Read More
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