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Dr. Joel Pickett, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.3 (42)
Map Pin Small Huntsville, AL
Accepting new patients
38 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Joel Pickett, MD

Dr. Joel Pickett, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Huntsville, AL. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 38 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine and is affiliated with Huntsville Hospital, Decatur Morgan Hospital, Helen Keller Hospital and Marshall Medical Center South. Dr. Pickett, completed a residency at Vanderbilt University. Patients rated Dr. Pickett an average 3.3 star rating.

Dr. Pickett works at Practice in Huntsville, AL. They frequently treat conditions like Degenerative Disc Disease, Intervertebral Disc Disease and Herniated Disc along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Humana 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. Pickett's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Huntsville Hospital Spine and Neuro Center
    201 Governors Dr SW Fl 1, Huntsville, AL 35801 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (256) 533-1600
    Monday
    07:00 - 15:30
    Tuesday
    07:00 - 15:30
    Wednesday
    07:00 - 15:30
    Thursday
    07:00 - 15:30
    Friday
    07:00 - 15:30
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Huntsville Hospital
  • Decatur Morgan Hospital
  • Helen Keller Hospital
  • Marshall Medical Center South

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Degenerative Disc Disease
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Herniated Disc

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.
Degenerative Disc Disease
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Back Pain
Brain Cancer
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Low Back Pain
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Radiculopathy
Hypothalamus Cancer
Spinal Stenosis
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Brain Aneurysm
Broken Neck
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Communicating Hydrocephalus
Hydrocephalus
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Upper Back Pain
Brain Surgery
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Herniated Disc Surgery
Neuroplasty
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Fusion
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Disorders
Cancer
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Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Edema
Cerebral Embolism
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chordoma
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Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Cranial Trauma
Craniopharyngioma
Dural Tear
Fracture
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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Myelomalacia
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Tarlov Cyst
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Hydrocephalus
Vertebral Column Tumors
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Facet Blocks
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Neurostimulation
Neurostimulator Implantation
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spine Fracture Treatment
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotaxis
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    3.3
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    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    About Dr. Joel Pickett, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 38 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1023019445
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Vanderbilt University
    Residency
    Internship
    • University S ALA
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Joel Pickett, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Pickett is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Pickett has seen patients for Degenerative Disc Disease, Intervertebral Disc Disease and Herniated Disc, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Pickett on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    42 patients have reviewed Dr. Pickett. The overall rating for this provider is 3.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Pickett.

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