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Dr. Derek Taggard, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.4 (21)
Map Pin Small Clovis, CA
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Derek Taggard, MD

Dr. Derek Taggard, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Clovis, CA. Dr. Taggard, completed a residency at University Iowa Hosps and Clinics. Patients rated Dr. Taggard an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Taggard works at Practice in Clovis, CA with other offices in Fresno, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Broken Neck and Scoliosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross 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. Taggard's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Community Neurosciences Institute - Clovis
    782 Medical Center Dr E Ste 205, Clovis, CA 93611 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (559) 387-3300
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  2. 2
    University Oncology Associates Inc.
    2335 E Kashian Ln Ste 301, Fresno, CA 93701 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (559) 459-2396
  3. 3
    Central California Faculty Medical Group Inc.
    2625 E DIVISADERO ST, Fresno, CA 93721 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (559) 320-0530
  4. 4
    Community Neurosciences Institute - River Park
    45 E River Park Pl W Ste 104, Fresno, CA 93720 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (559) 320-0530

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  • Clovis Community Medical Center
  • Community Regional Medical Center

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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
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Treatment frequency



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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Broken Neck
Scoliosis
Spine Deformities
Back Pain
Cerebral Edema
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Cranial Trauma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Traumatic Brain Injury
Brain Surgery
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Spinal Fusion
Acoustic Neuroma
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Cancer
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari's Deformity
Chordoma
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Communicating Hydrocephalus
Compressed Spinal Cord
Dural Tear
Epilepsy
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Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Meningiomas
Myelomalacia
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Torticollis
Upper Back Pain
Whiplash
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Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Facet Blocks
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
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    4.4
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    About Dr. Derek Taggard, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1548242589
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University Iowa Hosps and Clinics
    Residency
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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    Dr. Derek Taggard, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Taggard is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Taggard has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Taggard has seen patients for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Broken Neck and Scoliosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Taggard on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    21 patients have reviewed Dr. Taggard. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Taggard.

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