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Dr. Philip Utter, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.6 (14)
Map Pin Small Shreveport, LA
Accepting new patients
20 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Philip Utter, MD

Dr. Philip Utter, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Shreveport, LA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 20 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY / GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND ALLIED PROFESSIONS and is affiliated with Highland Medical Center, Willis-Knighton Medical Center, Byrd Regional Hospital, Glenwood Regional Medical Center and Sabine County Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Utter an average 3.6 star rating.

Dr. Utter works at Practice in Shreveport, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Herniated Disc, Intervertebral Disc Disease and Degenerative Disc Disease 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. Utter's Office Locations

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    Spine Institute of Louisiana
    1500 Line Ave Ste 200, Shreveport, LA 71101 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (318) 629-5555

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Highland Medical Center
  • Willis-Knighton Medical Center
  • Byrd Regional Hospital
  • Glenwood Regional Medical Center
  • Sabine County Hospital

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Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Radiculopathy
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Cervical Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Back Pain
Broken Neck
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Myelopathy
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Pathological Spine Fracture
Scoliosis
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
Traumatic Brain Injury
Herniated Disc Surgery
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Fusion
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Brain Abscess
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Hydrocephalus
Hypothalamus Cancer
Myelomalacia
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Torticollis
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurostimulator Implantation
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant
Spine Fracture Treatment
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    About Dr. Philip Utter, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 20 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1073585477
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY / GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND ALLIED PROFESSIONS
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

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

    14 patients have reviewed Dr. Utter. 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. Utter.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Utter, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Utter 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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