Leppla, David C.

Spinal Cord Exploration and Spine Fusion Surgery What is this?


Rates of prolonged lengths of stay, readmissions, or deaths

Percentages of cases with such bad outcomes (after risk-adjustment in our analysis of the sample of cases we evaluated)



Leppla, David C. (59 cases)
11.3%
0%
(Best Possible)
100%
(Worst Possible)
Average rate of
such bad outcomes
for all surgeons
18.1%





AddressWhat is this?
5590 Kietzke Ln
Reno, NV 89511
Phone numberWhat is this? 775-323-2080
Distance from zipcode 89511 What is this? 2348.6 miles
Gender Male
Whether Recommended Most by Surveyed Doctors "for care of a loved one"
In CHECKBOOK's surveys of doctors in the same region, got what CHECKBOOK considered a meaningful number of recommendations.What is this?
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Ratings for Surgeon's Having Fewer Prolonged Lengths of Stay, Readmissions, or Deaths See ratings explanation
High-volume
Whether doctor did a relatively large number of these surgeries (compared to other doctors listed here) in a recent period for which data are available (counts for 2013-2014 Medicare fee-for-service patients only)
Lower volume
Doctor's hospitals
Some hospitals where doctor has recently done these types of surgeries and how the hospital performed compared to other hospitalsWhat is this?
(= Hospital high-rated for relatively few bad outcomes in these types of surgery)
  •    Renown Regional Medical Center
  • Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center
Board certifications
  • Neurological Surgery
Medical school and year of graduationWhat is this? University of Texas-Galveston,
1993
Where doctor did internship and residency trainingWhat is this?
Loyola U,
Loyola U Med Ctr, Hines VA Hosp
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