Dr. William Brooks, MD

Dr. William Brooks, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
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Dr. William Brooks, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from University Of Kentucky in 1969 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1760 Nicholasville Rd Ste 301

Lexington, KY 40503

Contact Information

(859) 277-6143

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Brooks performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Meningiomas
very high
more than 99% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Brooks'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

55  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
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • 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
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • 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
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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21  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • University Of Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • University Of Ky Hospital Chandler Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brooks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brooks' Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brooks to family and friends
33 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Brooks' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Excellent Doctor...I highly recommend him.
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Dr. Brooks is a very kind man. He was totally all about me, and my condition while in his office. He has a great sense of humor. He will check everything possible that your condition could be caused by, before he does any type of surgery. He will be doing my surgery soon, and I trust him, and his...more
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Wonderful. He takes time to explain and answer all my questions. He is very caring. He has treated my grandmother, father and myself. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him to anyone. His staff is very friendly as well.
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Dr. Brooks is a wonderful doctor. I saw him for the first time about 9 years ago when I had a bulging disc and degenerative disc disease and could hardly walk. I had been told by several others I needed surgery but Dr. Brooks suggested we try physical therapy first. It worked miracles and I...more
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Dr Brooks saved my life 11 yrs ago! He is an intelligent, compassionate, caring physician as well as a friend!
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