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Dr. Walter Hall, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Hall

Dr. Walter Hall, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Syracuse, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1983 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(315) 464-5502

Dr. Hall accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

Background Check

1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (6/30/2016)View details
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Hall's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hall treats Meningiomas more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Hall treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hall treats Hydrocephalus more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Hall treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Brain Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hall treats Brain Disorders more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Hall treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Hall's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. Walter Hall, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Syracuse, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1983 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1990
U Pittsburgh
Residency Hospital
1983
U Pittsburgh
Internship Hospital
1983
Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
Medical School
1990
1983
1983

Dr. Hall's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hall

4.3

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(12)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
6.25%
(1)
2 Stars
12.5%
(2)
1 Star
6.25%
(1)

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Him and the practice use older methods of surgery for the brain which resulted in increased issue changes and then pushes seeing you for situations that need to be addressed before your appointment which is months away resulting in a hospital visit just for them to say contact your surgeon. My...Read More
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At our office visits, he was very upfront about what I was facing and went over everything, step by step. I left his office knowing exactly what my diagnosis was, what surgery would entail, and what to expect after surgery. At surgery, he went over all the details again, for my husband and family,...Read More
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