Dr. William Ganz, MD

Dr. William Ganz, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. William Ganz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Coeur D Alene, ID and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2236 N Merritt Creek Loop Ste A

Coeur D Alene, ID 83814

Contact Information

(208) 664-5467

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative

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Top Care Areas

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

Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 95% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 93% of peers
Low Back Pain
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Ganz'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

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Ganz does not have any board certifications listed.

50  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • 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
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • 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
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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24  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

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

  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Fairview University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Mn Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ganz has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ganz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ganz's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ganz to family and friends
53 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (53)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (25)

Dr. Ganz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Prior to my appointment, I had heard stories of Dr Ganz bedside manner. However, I think they are completely unfounded. The front office was timely and friendly. The PA (Chris Handyside) was knowledgeable and thorough. Dr Ganz is professional, articulate, and precise. He was not rushed, and...more
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Ganz did my back surgery my feet are permanently numb and suffer a substantial amount of damage because of his surgery, it turns out the gold standard for doing back surgery was wrong, it leaves a person with worst options then an individual who did not have back surgery now the only pain relief I...more
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Dr Ganz has the uncanny ability to make you feel like your opinion of how you feel does not.matter. He has a inability to handle the fact that people do follow his instructions post surgery. If recovery isn't happening it is the patients fault. I have proof that he lied on my progress notes in my...more
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I was referred to Dr. Ganz for a brain tumor. He was very thorough and was willing to answer all of my questions. He also was willing to let me take the time I need to make the decision to have surgery. I appreciated his candor. Many medical professionals in the hospital said very good things...more
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Exceedingly unprofessional.
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