Dr. William Schooley, MD

Dr. William Schooley, MD

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Neurological Spine Surgery  ·  
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63 y/o
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Dr. William Schooley, MD is a neurological spine surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in neurological spine surgery and neurosurgery.

Neurosurgical Associates

2400 Patterson St Ste 319

Nashville, TN 37203
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Alliant Health Plans
  • American General
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Schooley's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schooley treats Low Back Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Schooley treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Spinal Cord Stimulation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schooley performs Spinal Cord Stimulation more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Schooley performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schooley treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Schooley treats this condition more than 93% 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. Schooley's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Fracture
Head and Neck Surgery
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Tumors
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Paracentesis
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Spina Bifida
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
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am committed to caring for my patients with compassion and clinical excellence. My mission is to provide patients with superior care and minimum hassle so that they can return to an excellent quality of life.

Specialties

  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1988
    Tulane University of Louisiana
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    Tulane University of Louisiana
    Internship Hospital
    1987
  • 1986
    University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School
    1986
  • 1978
    Washington University School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School
    1978

Awards

Dr. Schooley's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schooley

3.4

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
50%
(7)
4 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(1)
3 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(1)
2 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(1)
1 Star
28.571428571428573%
(4)

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He and his staff have lied to me 6 time over a 3 week period. The latest lie was sending me to get a CT scan without ever sending a referral to Healthspring. IT WAS A TOTAL WASTE OF MY DAY. Plus they haven't set up a pain clinic appointment when they were supposed to. They have a total disregard...Read More
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I SAW DR SCHOOLEY IN OR ABOUT 2000, ABOUT MY BACK & MY NECK, HE EXPLAINED WHAT HE WAS GOING TO DO FIRST & IF THAT COURSE OF TREATMENT DIDN’T WORK, WE WOULD HAVE TO LOOK AT AN ALTERNATE COURSE OF TREATMENT. HE WOUND UP HAVING TO DO 4BACK SURGERIES, & 2 NECK SURGERIES. HE WAS VERY HONEST & UP FRONT...Read More
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Dr. William Schooley is a great doctor and a very nice individual. I have been going to Dr. Schooley since January of 1998. I was so thankful to have Dr. Schooley as my doctor because he never gave up on me. I had several operation on my head because of brain tumor and I have a shunt. Once the...Read More
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Got me through 7 operations over the past 9 years. Condition is very greatly improved after surgery than before. Highly recommend.
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No problems since my surgery in 2013.
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Insurance accepted

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AARP
Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Aetna Test POS
Choice PPO
Alliant Health Plans
American General
American International Group (AIG)
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test
Network C
Network P
Network S
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Cigna-HealthSpring
Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test
Golden Rule
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
Mutual of Omaha
NovaNet
One Health
PHCS
Private HealthCare Systems
Signature Health Alliance
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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