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Dr. Todd Shanks, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.3 (51)
Map Pin Small Plano, TX
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22 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Todd Shanks, MD

Dr. Todd Shanks, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Plano, TX. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 22 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of Louisville and is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. Dr. Shanks, completed a residency at University of Louisville. Patients rated Dr. Shanks an average 3.3 star rating.

Dr. Shanks works at North Texas Neurosurgical Spine Center in Plano, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Broken Neck, Myelopathy and Cervical Spine Myelopathy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Shanks' Office Locations

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    Texas Health Neurosurgery & Spine Specialists
    3060 Communications Pkwy Ste 100, Plano, TX 75093 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (972) 312-0607
    Monday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:00

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen

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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.
Broken Neck
Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Brain Cancer
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cervical Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Hypothalamus Cancer
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Pathological Spine Fracture
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Upper Back Pain
Brain Surgery
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Fusion
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Astrocytoma
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Injury
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Edema
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari's Deformity
Chordoma
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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Cranial Trauma
Epilepsy
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Extradural Hemorrhage
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Medulloblastoma
Myelitis
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Myelomalacia
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Schwannoma
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Tarlov Cyst
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Torticollis
Transverse Myelitis
Whiplash
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Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Brain Tumor Biopsy
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Facet Blocks
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurostimulator Implantation
Peripheral Nerve Block
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant
Spinal Nerve Block
Spine Fracture Treatment
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotaxis
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    About Dr. Todd Shanks, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 22 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1154542181
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University of Louisville
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Louisville
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Louisville
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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    Dr. Shanks has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Shanks works at North Texas Neurosurgical Spine Center in Plano, TX. View the full address on Dr. Shanks’s profile.

    Dr. Shanks has seen patients for Broken Neck, Myelopathy and Cervical Spine Myelopathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Shanks on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    51 patients have reviewed Dr. Shanks. 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. Shanks.

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