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Dr. George Galvan, MD

Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery*
4.7 (35)
Map Pin Small San Antonio, TX
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. George Galvan, MD

Dr. George Galvan, MD is a Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery Specialist in San Antonio, TX. They specialize in Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Methodist Hill Country and Peterson Regional Medical Center. Dr. Galvan, completed a residency at THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER. Patients rated Dr. Galvan an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Galvan works at Texas Neurosurgical Spine in San Antonio, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Cervical Stenosis and Spinal Stenosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna 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. Galvan's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Christus Physician Group
    2829 Babcock Rd Ste 106, San Antonio, TX 78229 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (210) 951-9055
    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
    Christus Santa Rosa Hospital - Alamo Heights
    403 Treeline Park, San Antonio, TX 78209 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (844) 507-8209
  3. 3
    Christus Santa Rosa Hospital - Westover Hills
    11212 State Highway 151, San Antonio, TX 78251 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (210) 703-8000

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Methodist Hill Country
  • Peterson Regional Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Cervical Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Cervical Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Laminoforaminotomy
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spondylolisthesis
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Broken Neck
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Myelomalacia
Myelopathy
Pathological Spine Fracture
Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Deformities
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Stenosis
Upper Back Pain
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Fusion
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Cancer
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Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari's Deformity
Chordoma
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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Fracture
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Lumbar Compression Fracture
Meningiomas
Osteosarcoma
Piriformis Syndrome
Polyneuropathy
Spinal Cord Cancer
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Osteophyte
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylosis
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
Brain Surgery
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Microdiscectomy
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Herniated Disc Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulator Implantation
Percutaneous Kyphoplasty
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    4.7
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    About Dr. George Galvan, MD

    Specialties*
    • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1255512539
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER
    Residency
    Internship
    • The Ohio State University Hospitals
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Indiana University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-PURDUE UNIVERSITY / INDIANAPOLIS
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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    Dr. George Galvan, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Galvan is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Galvan works at Texas Neurosurgical Spine in San Antonio, TX. View the full address on Dr. Galvan’s profile.

    Dr. Galvan has seen patients for Cervical Stenosis and Spinal Stenosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Galvan on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    35 patients have reviewed Dr. Galvan. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Galvan.

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