Dr. Mary Louise Hlavin MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Mary Hlavin is a neurosurgeon in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and is affiliated with UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Hospital. She received her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Hlavin accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 2 doctors at UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Hospital who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1985

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1985–1986

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Class of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified 18 years in Neurological Surgery

IA State Medical License
Active through 2015

OH State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

The dominant role of increased intrasellar pressure in the pathogenesis of hypopituitarism, hyperprolactinemia, and headaches in patients with pituitary adenomas.
Arafah, B. M., Prunty, D., Ybarra, J., Hlavin, M. L., Selman, W. R.

Square-wave jerks induced by pallidotomy in parkinsonian patients.
Averbuch-Heller, L., Stahl, J. S., Hlavin, M. L., Leigh, R. J.

Role of L1 in neural development: what the knockouts tell us.
Kamiguchi, H., Hlavin, M. L., Lemmon, V.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select

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