Dr. Walter Eckman, MD

Dr. Walter Eckman, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
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Dr. Walter Eckman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tupelo, MS and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med in 1968 and specializes in neurosurgery.

408 Council Cir Ste A

Tupelo, MS 38801

Contact Information

(662) 841-7585

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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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
high
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
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 42 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med in 1968 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

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Dr. Eckman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Eckman

3.5

Based on 11 reviews

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1 Star
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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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