Dr. Kevin Nageeb Ammar MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Kevin Ammar is a neurosurgeon in Garden City, Georgia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Candler Hospital and Memorial Health. He received his medical degree from University of Florida College of Medicine and has been in practice for 14 years. Dr. Ammar accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at Candler Hospital and one of 9 at Memorial Health who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Spine Surgery

Clinical Interests: Scoliosis, Spinal Tumors, Degenerative Spinal Conditions

Hospital Affiliation

Candler Hospital

Memorial Health
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Alabama Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 2000–2001

University of Alabama Medical Center
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 2001–2006

University of Florida College of Medicine
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified 4 years in Neurological Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

SC State Medical License
Active through 2013

GA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAANS), American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Spontaneous thoracic spinal cord herniation: three cases with long-term follow-up.
Ammar, K.N., Pritchard, P.R., Matz, P.G., Hadley, M.N.

The marginal sinus.
Tubbs, R. S., Ammar, K., Liechty, P., Wellons, J. C., Blount, J. P., Salter, E. G., Oakes, W. J.

Anatomic landmarks for the cervical portion of the thoracic duct.
Ammar, K., Tubbs, R. S., Smyth, M. D., Wellons, J. C., Blount, J. P., Salter, G., Oakes, W. J.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Pacificare HMO
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Providence Health System Preferred PPO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • QualCare HMO
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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