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Dr. David Forshaw, MD

Neurosurgery
4.9 (40)
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience

Overview

Dr. David Forshaw, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Shelton, CT. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 19 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from NEW YORK UNIV SCH OF MED and is affiliated with Griffin Hospital, Saint Mary's Hospital and Waterbury Hospital.

Dr. Forshaw works at NOSS - Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics & Spine Specialists, PC in Shelton, CT with other offices in Waterbury, CT. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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  1. 1
    Shelton
    330 Bridgeport Ave, Shelton, CT 06484 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 755-6677
  2. 2
    Waterbury
    500 Chase Pkwy, Waterbury, CT 06708 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions

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  • Griffin Hospital
  • Saint Mary's Hospital
  • Waterbury Hospital

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    Nov 16, 2022
    I had a double lower lumbar fusion done by Dr Forshaw and I can't tell you how good I feel. He is definitely amazing in my book. I would recommend him to anyone that has a back pain to go to him. Godsend
    Jeremy Cleveland — Nov 16, 2022
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    About Dr. David Forshaw, MD

    Specialties
    • Neurosurgery
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    Years of Experience
    • 19 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1437353182
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • NYU Langone Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • NEW YORK UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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