Dr. William Rambo Jr, MD

Dr. William Rambo Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. William Rambo Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Columbia, SC. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina and specializes in neurosurgery.

1910 Blanding St

Columbia, SC 29201

Contact Information

(803) 462-0423

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Rambo Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rambo Jr performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Rambo Jr performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rambo Jr treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Rambo Jr treats this condition more than 88% 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

Dr. Rambo Jr's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. William Rambo Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Columbia, SC. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • University Clinic For Orthopedics (Spine Surgery)
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Baylor College Of Medicine-Neurological Surgery
    Residency Hospital
  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Medical School
  • 1989
    Baylor College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital
    1989
  • University Of South Carolina
    Undergraduate School

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • S.C. Medical Assn. Rowe Award, 2001
  • Continuing Medical Education Award, 2000

Dr. Rambo Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rambo Jr

3.6

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
55%
(11)
4 Stars
10%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
10%
(2)
1 Star
25%
(5)

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Dr. Rambo is an excellent physician. Good listener, and patient. I can’t say the same about some in the staff, especially downtown location. A nurse there was not happy when I complained about the length of time and difficulty scheduling an MRI. She said that they refused to see me, and cancelled...Read More
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Did not take time to listen to my problems and situation. Rushed me in, quickly dismissed my pain and recommended Physical therapy even after I explained my reason for not wanting to seek that kind of treatment. Felt he thought I was a drug seek. All I wanted was a steroid injection in my back. I...Read More
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Wonderful, God-fearing, humble man. Worked me in quickly, listened to my symptoms, evaluated me and promptly scheduled me for surgery. Took his time to answer my questions thoroughly and educate me on why alternatives to surgery would not help. He didn't hesitate to pray over me before my surgery!...Read More
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I just recommended Dr. Rambo to a friend who has been through back surgery in Charlotte and is still having excruciating pain. Dr.Rambo performed a lumbar lamenectomy on me in October. I was walking the same day and after 4 weeks I was practically pain free. Dr. Rambo and his staff are talented...Read More
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I HAVE BEEN TO DR RAMBO THREE TIMES AND ALL THREE TIMES HE SAID I DID NOT NEED SURGERY. WELL I AM GLAD I GOT ANOTHER DR TO LOOK AT MY CASE BECAUSE NOT ONLY DID I NEED SURGERY BUT NEED IMMEDIATE SURGERY BECAUSE I HAD TWO DISC THAT WHERE BLOWN OUT AMONG OTHER DISC THAT NEED FIXING!! I WOULD NOT...Read More
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
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Columbia, SC

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