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Dr. Marcus Schmitz, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.0 (28)
Map Pin Small Lafayette, LA
Accepting new patients
39 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Marcus Schmitz, MD

Dr. Marcus Schmitz, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Lafayette, LA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 39 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of Kentuck and is affiliated with Lutheran Medical Center, HSHS St. Vincent Hospital, Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center and Saint Joseph's Hospital. Dr. Schmitz, completed a residency at University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Schmitz an average 3.0 star rating.

Dr. Schmitz works at Practice in Lafayette, LA with other offices in Wheat Ridge, CO and Tucson, AZ. They frequently treat conditions like Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) 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. Schmitz's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Lafayette Hematology-oncology
    155 Hospital Dr Ste 100, Lafayette, LA 70503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 235-7743
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 12:00
  2. 2
    Scl Health Medical Group - Denver LLC
    3455 Lutheran Pkwy Ste 280, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (303) 403-6628
  3. 3
    Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
    350 N Wilmot Rd, Tucson, AZ 85711 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (520) 881-8400

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Lutheran Medical Center
  • HSHS St. Vincent Hospital
  • Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center
  • Saint Joseph's Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant

Treatment frequency



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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant
Back Pain
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Myelopathy
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Traumatic Brain Injury
Brain Surgery
Herniated Disc Surgery
Neurostimulation
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Broken Neck
Cancer
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Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Edema
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Communicating Hydrocephalus
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Trauma
Dural Tear
Epidural Hematoma
Extradural Hemorrhage
Fracture
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Hydrocephalus
Hypothalamus Cancer
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Meningiomas
Myelitis
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Myelomalacia
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Traumatic Coma
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylosis
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Cerebral Edema
Traumatic Hydrocephalus
Upper Back Pain
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Brain Tumor Biopsy
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
PET-CT Scan
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Surgery
Surgical Nutrition
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    3.0
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    Based on 28 ratings
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    About Dr. Marcus Schmitz, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 39 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1821071895
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University of Kentucky College of Medicine
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Kentuck
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Marcus Schmitz, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Schmitz is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

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

    28 patients have reviewed Dr. Schmitz. The overall rating for this provider is 3.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Schmitz.

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