Dr. Walter Eckman, MD

Dr. Walter Eckman, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 74
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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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Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spine Deformities
very high
more than 96% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

28  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

9  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Eckman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eckman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Eckman

3.5

Based on 11 reviews

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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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