Dr. William Y. Lu, MD

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Dr. William Y. Lu, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

Orlando Neurosurgery 1605 W Fairbanks Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789 Get Directions
(407) 975-0200

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Dr. Lu specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Winter Park, FL. He practices at 1 location.

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4.3 based on 28 responses
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Experience with Dr. Lu
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (27)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (28)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Lu's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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in Avon Park, Fl |
Dr Lu is the best surgeon that I know , he helped me no problems, he's is kind tells you the truth I would not think of letting anyone else operate on my neck,
Orlando |
I had a very bad experience with this Dr He doesn't has that profesional ethic caring to patients like me that suffer for chronic pain very bad for years This md tread me as a drugadicted very bad experience with him I don't want to go back to him never in my life
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

Background Check

  • 1
    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Lu has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement  (7/17/2015)
    • Amount or Range: $750,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: ORANGE COUNTY
    • State: Florida
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Kentucky Hospital - Surgical Internship in General Surgery

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Kentucky Hospital - Neurosurgery Residency

    Completed in 1994

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Tennessee - Chemical Engineering

    Graduated in 1984

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

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Dr. Lu's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Lu's Office & Staff

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Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients