Dr. William McAllister IV, MD

Dr. William McAllister IV, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(29)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. William McAllister IV, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Newport News, VA. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.

12200 Warwick Blvd Ste 480

Newport News, VA 23601

Contact Information

(757) 534-5200

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Spine Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • 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
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • 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
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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 North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Loyola University Med Center/Cook County Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McAllister IV has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McAllister IV's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McAllister IV to family and friends
2.7
based on 29 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. McAllister IV'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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Gloucester, VA |
The best decision I've ever made was to see Dr. Mcallister after several years of extreme pain. He explained thoroughly what was going on with me, he also made sure that I understood his explanation, he was very attentive, so I felt comfortable to trust him with a very delicate surgery and thank...more
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Richmond, VA |
Had a referral to see this doctor and only seen his nurse. Totally disrespectful and unprofessional. Although he only looked at my record and referral I'm sure my insurance will be billed as if I was seen by him. Supposed to go back after a few tests that were ordered but think I'm going to ask...more
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in Hampton, VA |
I had a disc blow out and was pushing on my sciatic nerve I was recommended to Dr McAllister from my regular doctor I had quick appointments and he gave me my options and let me decide how we wanted to go and I decided on the surgery immediately after waking up from surgery I felt a hundred times...more
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in Hampton, VA |
Dr. McAllister is very direct but also is able to put you at ease. He told me I had a benign tumor on my spine but was extremely confident that it could be removed and I would have no limitations after surgery (except normal recovery time). He was prompt with my appointments and very reassuring to...more
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Gloucester, VA |
He is a great neurosurgeon. He analyzed my problem, made recommendations, and performed the surgery. I am 100% better!!! I would recommend him to anyone looking for an outstanding surgeon.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. McAllister IV accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. McAllister IV has admitting privileges

Bon Secours - Mary Immaculate Hospital
2 Bernardine Dr
Newport News, VA 23602
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Riverside Regional Medical Center
500 J Clyde Morris Blvd
Newport News, VA 23601
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Riverside Walter Reed Hospital
7519 Hospital Dr
Gloucester, VA 23061
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Sentara Careplex Hospital
3000 Coliseum Dr
Hampton, VA 23666
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