Dr. Walter Hall, MD

Dr. Walter Hall, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Walter Hall, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Syracuse, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1983 and specializes in neurosurgery.

725 Irving Ave Ste 503

Syracuse, NY 13210

Contact Information

(315) 464-5502

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • MVP Health Care

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very high
more than 91% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 90% of peers
more than 88% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • 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
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease


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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Non-Disciplinary Action (8/26/2013)
    Action Taken: Other
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: New York


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Hall has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Hall has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hall's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hall to family and friends
16 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hall's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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...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,...more
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