Dr. William Brennan, MD

Dr. William Brennan, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. William Brennan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 24 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
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Dr. Brennan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brennan treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Brennan treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brennan treats Subdural Hemorrhage more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Brennan treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brennan treats Low Back Pain more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Brennan treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Brennan's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Back Pain
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 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 Disc Degeneration
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Discogenic Pain
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Microdiscectomy
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neurostimulation
Neurosurgical Procedures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondolthesis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Listen to the patient and they will tell you the diagnosis. Non-surgical methods are our first approach.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, 2001

Dr. Brennan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Brennan

4.2

Based on 91 reviews

5 Stars
79.12087912087912%
(72)
4 Stars
1.098901098901099%
(1)
3 Stars
1.098901098901099%
(1)
2 Stars
2.197802197802198%
(2)
1 Star
16.483516483516482%
(15)

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Great doctor did a great job very well pleased with the surgery he did on back.
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AWESOME DOCTOR GREAT SURGEON!!!!!!
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Excellent !!! I can’t say enough about Dr Brennan. I took my husband to see him and could hardly walk. He had spinal cord compression. Dr Brennan explained everything to us and surgery was done that WEEK!. My husband is recuperating steadily and we cannot thank Dr B and his staff enough for giving...Read More
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HORRIBLE!!! bedside manners, my 19 yr daughter was in a horrible wreck w/ 9 t- breaks, him & his NP saw my daughter in the ER and flipped through the CT scan so fast that she, him and the radiologist all missed that the T8 was completely broken all the way through. They released her off the back...Read More
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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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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Choice PPO
Assurant Health
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Benefit Management
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Open Access
CorVel
Worker's Compensation WC
Coventry Health Care
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus PPO
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellPoint

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