Dr. Oran S Aaronson MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Oran Aaronson is a neurosurgeon in Nashville, Tennessee and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Tennessee Valley Healthcare System and Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Aaronson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 10 doctors at Tennessee Valley Healthcare System and one of 25 at Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Spine Surgery

Clinical Interests: Spinal Stenosis, Surgical Decompression, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Pain Measurement, Spinal Fusion, Lumbar Vertebrae, Quality-Adjusted Life Years, SEER Program

Hospital Affiliation

Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics
Ranked #36 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System

Education & Medical Training

Vanderbilt University
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1998–2004

Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified in Neurological Surgery

TN State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAANS), American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Cognitive-Behavioral--Based Physical Therapy to Improve Surgical Spine Outcomes: A Case Series.
Archer, K. R.,Motzny, N.,Abraham, C. M.,Yaffe, D.,Seebach, C. L.,Devin, C. J.,Spengler, D. M.,McGirt, M. J.,Aaronson, O. S.,Cheng, J. S.,Wegener, S. T.

Preoperative Zung Depression Scale predicts outcome after revision lumbar surgery for adjacent segment disease, recurrent stenosis, and pseudarthrosis.
Adogwa, O., Parker, S.L., Shau, D.N., Mendenhall, S.K., Aaronson, O.S., Cheng, J.S., Devin, C.J., McGirt, M.J.

Cost-effectiveness of multilevel hemilaminectomy for lumbar stenosis-associated radiculopathy.
Parker, S.L., Fulchiero, E.C., Davis, B.J., Adogwa, O., Aaronson, O.S., Cheng, J.S., Devin, C.J., McGirt, M.J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • BCBS Wyoming BlueChoice Personal
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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