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Dr. John Coats, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.6 (45)
Map Pin Small Lighthouse Point, FL
Accepting new patients
30 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. John Coats, MD

Dr. John Coats, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Lighthouse Point, FL. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 30 years of experience. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN / MADISON and is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital and Broward Health Coral Springs. Patients rated Dr. Coats an average 3.6 star rating.

Dr. Coats works at Practice in Lighthouse Point, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication and Post-Laminectomy Syndrome along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida 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. Coats' Office Locations

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    F Gary Gieseke MD PA
    1821 NE 25th St # 101, Lighthouse Point, FL 33064 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (954) 771-4251

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Holy Cross Hospital
  • Broward Health Coral Springs

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome

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.
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Scoliosis
Back Pain
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Bone Cancer
Brain Cancer
Broken Neck
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebral Edema
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Communicating Hydrocephalus
Hydrocephalus
Hypothalamus Cancer
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Radiculopathy
Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Brain Surgery
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Neurostimulation
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Embolism
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Chordoma
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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Cranial Trauma
Craniopharyngioma
Dural Tear
Epilepsy
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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Lumbar Spinal Cord Injury
Myelitis
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Myelomalacia
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neurogenic Bowel
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pineal Region Tumors
Polyneuropathy
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Tarlov Cyst
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
Transverse Myelitis
Traumatic Cerebral Edema
Upper Back Pain
Vertebral Column Tumors
Whiplash
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Brain Tumor Biopsy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulator Implantation
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. d/b/a Florida Blue
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    3.6
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    Based on 45 ratings
    Patient Ratings (45)
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    (28)
    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
    (14)
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    About Dr. John Coats, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 30 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1679560874
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN / MADISON
    Medical Education

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. John Coats, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Coats is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Coats accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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

    Dr. Coats has seen patients for Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication and Post-Laminectomy Syndrome, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Coats on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    45 patients have reviewed Dr. Coats. The overall rating for this provider is 3.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Coats.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Coats, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Coats appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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