Dr. William Brennan, MD

Dr. William Brennan, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. William Brennan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

105 Patriot St Ste 101

Lafayette, LA 70508

Contact Information

(337) 981-2125

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benefit Management
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 90% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 89% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Brennan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brennan "Listen to the patient and they will tell you the diagnosis. Non-surgical methods are our first approach."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Discogenic Pain
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
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25  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • St. Andrews Presbyterian College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Vanderbilt Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Vanderbilt Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, 2001
Media & Publications

Dr. Brennan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brennan's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brennan to family and friends
87 total reviews (29 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (87)

  • 5
    (69)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Brennan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Brennan Says:
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Everyone here at NSL is happy that our patients rate us as highly as they do. We will always treat patients like family. Thank you for allowing us to take care of you.

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Patient Comments (29)

I was very highly satisfied with the services that I received from day 1 that I received from Dr. Brennan and his staff and at the hospital where he preformed his services I would highly recommend them to any one.
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Had a 3 level disk replacement and fusion in my neck. Dr. Brennan and his staff were very helpful. I believe the fact that he had the same surgery I had makes him more understanding of his patients needs and fears. Very satisfied with his work and if I ever need another surgery he is my first...more
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Don't know were to start.Dr.Brennan is just a remarkable Dr.He's not the one to say ok you have back problems let's do surgery then don't explain and say ok we done.He takes every step to listen answer ? Explain detail by detail.So BLESS to have Dr.Brennan& Mrs.Lena Thank Y'all for everything .His...more
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Dr. Brennan did a cervical fusion on my neck in 2010 and everything went great. He walked me through everything that would happen before, during, and, after the surgery and recovery period.When I learned that I had a bulging disk at L-3 affecting my sciatic nerve, he was the only surgeon I...more
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The level of professionalism and concern was above all my expectations upon my very 1st. phone conversation to the office.This put me at ease from the beginning leading up to my surgery by Dr.Brennan and his entire support team/associates.Before and after my surgery the whole event was monitored...more
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