Dr. Walter Galicich, MD

Dr. Walter Galicich, MD

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Age 52
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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

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
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  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
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Dr. Galicich's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Broken Neck
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Galicich treats Broken Neck more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Galicich treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Galicich treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Galicich treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Galicich treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Galicich treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Galicich's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Microdiscectomy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Complex Spine Surgery
Cranial Trauma
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
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Skull Base Tumor
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Galicich's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Galicich

4.3

Based on 12 reviews

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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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