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Dr. Steven Barrer, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.8 (132)
Map Pin Small Abington, PA
Accepting new patients
48 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Steven Barrer, MD

Dr. Steven Barrer, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Abington, PA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 48 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Drexel University and is affiliated with Jefferson Abington Hospital and Jefferson Lansdale Hospital. Dr. Barrer, completed a residency at Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania. Patients rated Dr. Barrer an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Barrer works at Abington Cancer Care Specialists in Abington, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Hydrocephalus 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.

Dr. Barrer's Office Locations

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    Neurosurgical Associates of Abington
    1200 Old York Rd # 1, Abington, PA 19001 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 543-6464

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Hydrocephalus
Back Pain
Hypothalamus Cancer
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Degenerative Disc Disease
Epilepsy
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Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Radiculopathy
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Astrocytoma
Ataxia
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Bone Cancer
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Abscess
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Injury
Broken Neck
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Embolism
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari's Deformity
Chordoma
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Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Medulloblastoma
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Osteosarcoma
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Spine Deformities
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Subdural Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Upper Back Pain
Vertebral Column Tumors
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor Biopsy
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carotid Ultrasound
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy
Craniotomy
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Block
Facet Blocks
Herniated Disc Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Laminoplasty
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Stereotaxis
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Amerihealth
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • Cigna
    • Cigna-HealthSpring
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health
    • Galaxy Health Network
    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    • Health Net
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    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    • Humana
    • Independence Blue Cross
    • Keystone Health Plan East
    • MultiPlan
    • QualCare
    • Railroad Medicare
    • United Healthcare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • UPMC
    • US Family Health Plan
    • WellPoint
    • Worker's Compensation

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.8
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    About Dr. Steven Barrer, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 48 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Hebrew
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1194766386
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Chicago Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Drexel University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Jefferson Abington Hospital
    • Jefferson Lansdale Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

    Dr. Barrer works at Abington Cancer Care Specialists in Abington, PA. View the full address on Dr. Barrer’s profile.

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

    132 patients have reviewed Dr. Barrer. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Barrer.

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