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Dr. David Forshaw, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.8 (56)
Map Pin Small Waterbury, CT
Accepting new patients
20 years of experience

Overview of Dr. David Forshaw, MD

Dr. David Forshaw, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Waterbury, CT. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 20 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from New York University and is affiliated with Griffin Hospital and Saint Mary's Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Forshaw an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Forshaw works at Neurosurgery Orthpdcs Spn Spec in Waterbury, CT with other offices in Southbury, CT. They are accepting new patients and accept 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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Dr. Forshaw's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Naugatuck Valley Computerized Imaging
    500 Chase Pkwy, Waterbury, CT 06708 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 755-6677
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Friday
    08:00 - 12:00
  2. 2
    Neurosurgery Orthopaedics & Spine Specialists P.c.
    690 Main St S, Southbury, CT 06488 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 755-6677

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Griffin Hospital
  • Saint Mary's Hospital

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Basal Cell Carcinoma
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Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
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Pituitary Gland Cancer
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Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
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Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
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Herniated Disc Procedure
Herniated Disc Surgery
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
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Microdiscectomy
Microsurgery of Brain Tumors
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
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Nerve Surgery
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
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Oral Cancer Screening
Peripheral Nerve Surgery
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Pituitary Surgery
Port Placements or Replacements
Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
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Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant
Spinal Cord Surgery
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Internal Fixation
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Surgery
Stereotactic Neurosurgery
Thoracic Disc Surgery
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Total Disc Replacement
Tracheal Surgery
Trauma Neurosurgery
Wound Repair
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    4.8
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    Based on 56 ratings
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    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 20 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 University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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