Dr. Walter Galicich, MD

Dr. Walter Galicich, MD

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Dr. Walter Galicich, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Minneapolis, MN and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery.

800 E 28th St # P

Minneapolis, MN 55407

Contact Information

(612) 871-7278

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
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Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 99% of peers
Broken Neck
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cranial Trauma
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

60  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Fairview University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Mn Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Galicich has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Galicich's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Galicich

4.3

Based on 12 reviews

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1 Star
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I have had 2 back surgeries from Dr. Galicich. One was a laminectomy on L3, L4, L5 to improve pain/muscle spasms in my hamstring/ buttocks area of both legs due to spinal stenosis. This operation was extremely successful and within two weeks all pain and muscle spasms were gone. Recently got...Read More
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Dr. Galicich did my lower back surgery and it came out great. The pain in my back went from a 9 to a 2! Haven't felt this good in 40 years.
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Dr. Galicich is behind the times with pituitary surgery and caused me much unneeded pain and suffering. There is an endonasal endoscopic technique that involves an Ent and Neurosurgeon that I encourage you to look into. It is minimally invasive. I wish someone would have told me before I trusted an...Read More
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Dr. Galicich did a back surgery on me. He is so nice and easy to talk with. I am so impressed with the office of Neurosurgical Associates.
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