Geoffrey L Blatt, MD

Geoffrey L. Blatt, MD has been with Midwest Neurosurgery Associates since 1992. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and completed Neurosurgical Residency and Fellowship at the State University of New York at Buffalo and Brown University in Rhode Island respectively. He is board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Blatt has been honored as a Top Neurological Surgeon by multiple organizations including US News and World Report, Ingrams Magazine, KC Magazine, Castle Connelly and The Consumers Research Council. He has served as a departmental head and on the Board of Directors of hospitals. He is a past president of the Missouri State Neurosurgical Society and the Kansas City Neurology and Neurosurgical Society. He served on the National Council of State Neurosurgical Societies. While he practices general neurosurgery, he does have specialty training in complex and minimally invasive spinal surgery, vascular neurosurgery, endoscopic neurosurgery, and stereotactic radiosurgery (Gamma Knife, CyberKnife, and Novalis). Dr. Blatt holds patents on devices for replacement of spinal discs and has been involved in the development of some widely used spinal instrumentation. As part of a treatment team headed by Dr. Blatt, there are years of experience and expertise at each step along the way. The team moto of � surgery as a last resort � has served patients well. The team is conscientious and meticulous, returning phone calls, answering questions, spending face-to-face time with patients, and caring about patient outcomes.

Physician Rating

Recommendation Rating 4.5
38 reviews

Exam Thorough: 4.4 Provider Answers: 4.5 Provider Concern: 4.6 Wait Reasonable: 3.9

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Medical Education & Training

Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine
Residency: State University of New York, Buffalo
Fellowship: Brown University � Miriam Hospital
Specialty Board Certifications: Am Bd Neurological Surgery - Status: Certified

Procedures and Conditions

Discectomy , Laminectomy , Laminotomy , Laminoplasty , Spine Fusion , Spine Instrumentation , Spinal Cord Tumors , Craniotomy , Carpal Tunnel Release , Ulnar Nerve Release , Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Cervical Disease , Thoracic Disease , Lumar Spine Disease , Disc Herniation , Spinal Stenosis , Degenerative Spine Disease , Spine Fracture , Spine Trauma , Spinal Cord Tumors , Head Injuries , Brain Tumors , Carpal Tunnel Syndrome , Ulnar Neuropathy

Gender

Male

Languages

English

Geoffrey L Blatt, MD

Specialty

Neurological Surgery
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Geoffrey L Blatt, MD

Office Locations

Midwest Neuroscience Institute
6420 Prospect Avenue, Ste T 411
Kansas City, MO 64132
Phone: (816) 363-2500
Fax: (816) 361-4500