Dr. Walter Jacobsen, DO

Dr. Walter Jacobsen, DO

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 38
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Dr. Walter Jacobsen, DO is a neurosurgery specialist in Independence, MO. He specializes in neurosurgery.

19550 E 39th St S Ste 105

Independence, MO 64057

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Dr. Jacobsen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Scoliosis
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jacobsen treats Scoliosis more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Jacobsen treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
Spondylosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jacobsen treats Spondylosis more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Jacobsen treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jacobsen treats Low Back Pain more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Jacobsen treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Jacobsen's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
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
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Hematoma
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 Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
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
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Walter Jacobsen, DO is a neurosurgery specialist in Independence, MO. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Dr. Jacobsen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Jacobsen

3.9

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
26.31578947368421%
(5)

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Dr. Jacobsen's Performance
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Highly recommend. He saved my husband's life. Motorcycle accident severe brain injury.
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Dr. Jacobsen was amazing and I thank he and his staff for everything
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After my surgery with Dr. Jacobsen, I am finally able to lay flat on my back for the first time in years. I feel completely better and wished I saw him a few years ago.
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I would like to start by saying that it's extremely rare for me to write a review online, but I feel that I must. I saw Dr. Jacobsen after being referred to him and I am so amazed. I went home in a couple days and feel 100 times better in just a couple short months. He is one of those doctors...Read More
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Overall a great doctor. He's such a wonderful addition to Centerpoint. He is patient and takes his time to inform me of my options and then let's me make a decision. My surgery was wonderful and I went home in two days. Thank you Dr. Jacobsen.
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Aetna
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus