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Dr. Gerald Schell, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.7 (126)
Map Pin Small Saginaw, MI
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Gerald Schell, MD

Dr. Gerald Schell, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Saginaw, MI. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 44 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from MICHIGAN STATE University and is affiliated with MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena, McLaren Lapeer Region, McLaren Flint, Ascension St Joseph Hospital, Ascension St. Mary's Hospital, Covenant Medical Center Harrison, Hills and Dales General Hospital, Marlette Regional Hospital, McLaren Bay Region and MyMichigan Medical Center Alma. Dr. Schell, completed a residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Schell an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Schell works at Practice in Saginaw, MI with other offices in Flint, MI, Alpena, MI and Fort Gratiot, MI. They frequently treat conditions like Cervical Radiculopathy, Lumbosacral Stenosis and Cervical Stenosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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. Schell's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Michigan Clinic Neurosurgery Pllc
    3160 Cabaret Trl S, Saginaw, MI 48603 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (989) 799-8712
  2. 2
    Flint Region Asc
    2300 Austins Pkwy, Flint, MI 48507 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (989) 799-8712
  3. 3
    G Donald Ohmart MD PC
    2079 Us Highway 23 S, Alpena, MI 49707 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (989) 799-8712
  4. 4
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    3953 24th Ave, Fort Gratiot, MI 48059 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (989) 799-8712

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena
  • McLaren Lapeer Region
  • McLaren Flint
  • Ascension St Joseph Hospital
  • Ascension St. Mary's Hospital
  • Covenant Medical Center Harrison
  • Hills and Dales General Hospital
  • Marlette Regional Hospital
  • McLaren Bay Region
  • MyMichigan Medical Center Alma

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Cervical Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Cervical Stenosis

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 Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Cervical Stenosis
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Myelomalacia
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Radiculopathy
Sciatica
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Scoliosis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Osteophyte
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Stenosis
Upper Back Pain
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Broken Neck
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Vascular Disease
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Diseases
Cranial Nerve Disorders
Dural Tear
Epilepsy
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Hydrocephalus
Hypothalamus Cancer
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neurogenic Bowel
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylosis
Stroke
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Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vertebral Column Tumors
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Brain Surgery
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Block
Facet Blocks
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Lumbar Fusion
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurostimulator Implantation
Percutaneous Kyphoplasty
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Peripheral Nerve Block
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Surgery
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    3.7
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    Based on 126 ratings
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    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
    (35)
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    About Dr. Gerald Schell, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1871584011
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Washington University, St Louis
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • SUNY Upstate Medical University Hospital
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • MICHIGAN STATE University
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Olivet College
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Gerald Schell, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Schell is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

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

    126 patients have reviewed Dr. Schell. The overall rating for this provider is 3.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Schell.

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