Treatment & Services
- Aneurysm Surgery - Traditional Open Surgery
- Brain Aneurysm Surgery
- Brain Biopsy
- Brain Tumor Diagnosis
- Brain Tumor Management
- Brain Tumor Surgery
- Cerebral Aneurysm Clipping
- Cervical Spine Surgery
- Chiari Malformation Surgery
- Craniotomy For Brain Avm
- Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
- EEG (Electroencephalogram)
- General Neurology
- General Neurosurgery
- Infusion Therapy
- Lumbar Spine Surgery
- Microsurgical Management of Cerebral Aneurysms
- Neck Surgery
- Nerve Conduction Studies
- Neurological Surgery
- Peripheral Nerve Decompression/transfer
- Spine Decompression
- Stereotactic Brain Biopsy
- Stereotactic Radiosurgery
- Stereotactic Surgery
- Surgery For Spinal Tumors
- Surgery For Spinal Vascular Malformations
- Surgery In Brain Malformations
- Vagal Nerve Stimulation
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Acoustic Neuroma
- Acquired Hydrocephalus
- Adult Brain Tumors
- Alzheimer's and Dementia
- Anaplastic Astrocytomas
- Anaplastic Oligodendrogliomas
- Aneurysm, Cerebral
- Arachnoid Cysts
- Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
- Benign Brain Tumors
- Benign Focal Epilepsies and Variants
- Benign Tumors of the Brain
- Benign Tumors of the Spinal Cord
- Brain Aneurysms and Hemorrhage
- Brain Cancer (Brain Tumor)
- Brain Hemorrhage
- Brain Lymphoma
- Brain Malformations Causing Epilepsy
- Brain Metastases
- Carotid Cavernous Fistula
- Catastrophic Epilepsies
- Cavernous Hemangiomas of the Brain
- Cavernous Malformation
- Cavernous Sinus Tumors
- Cerebral Astrocytomas
- Cervical Myelopathy
- Cervical Radiculopathy
- Cervical Tumors
- Chiari Malformation
- Choroid Plexus Tumors
- Clival Chordomas
- Congenital Defects
- Congenital Hydrocephalus
- Craniovertebral Junction Disorder
- Dural Arteriovenous Fistula
- Encephalotrigeminal Angiomatosis
- Ependymal Tumors
- Essential Tremor
- Generalized Dystonia
- Glioblastoma Multiforme
- Head Injuries
- Hemifacial Spasm
- Hemorrhagic Stroke
- Herniated Disc
- Hydrocephalus Normal Pressure
- Intracerebral Hemorrhage
- Intracranial Aneurysms
- Intracranial Hemorrhage, Cerebral Hemorrhage, & Hemorrhagic Stroke
- Intraventricular Tumor
- Malignant Gliomas
- Malignant Tumors of the Brain
- Malignant Tumors of the Spinal Cord
- Medically Refractory Status Epilepticus
- Movement Disorders
- Moya Moya Disease
- Multifocal Dystonia
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Neurologic Conditions
- Neuromuscular Disease
- Parkinson's Disease
- Pediatric Brain Cancer
- Pilocytic Astrocytoma
- Pineal Lesion
- Pineal Tumors - Adult
- Pineal Tumors - Pediatric
- Pituitary Tumors
- Primary Central Nervous System Lymphomas
- Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor (PNET)
- Sacral Compression Fracture
- Sarcomas of the Brain or Head
- Skull Base Cancer
- Spina Bifida
- Spinal AVM (arteriovenous malformation)
- Spinal Cord Vascular Lesions
- Spinal Cord Vascular Malformations
- Spinal Dural Fistula
- Spinal Neoplasms
- Spinal Stenosis
- Spinal Vascular Disorders
- Spinal Vascular Malformation
- Spine Tumors
- Stroke Bites
- Sturge-Weber Syndrome
- Thoracic Nerve Palsy
- Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
- Trigeminal Neuralgia
- Unruptured Cerebral Aneurysm
- Vascular Malformations
- Venous Malformations
- Von Hippel-Lindau Disease (VHL)
- Water on the Brain
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Skull Base Surgery
Little Rock, AR USA
Residency - University of Montreal, Notre-Dame Hospital
Internship - University of Montreal, St-Luc Hospital
Medical School - University of Montreal Faculty of Medicine
- Member of the Editorial Board "Contemporary Neurosurgery"
- Neurological Surgery
Awards & Honors
- Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Canada
- American Association of Neurological Surgeons
- Congress of Neurological Surgeons
- North American Skull Base Society
- Canadian Society of Neurological Surgeons
- Southern Neurosurgical Society
Research & Publications
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194 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.7|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.6|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
26 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Sep 17, 2018
Dr. Adana is the best surgeon that I've ever dealt with for any injury. He has consistently shown empathy and excellent listening skills. He's been very educational relative to how he has explained things to me. I've always walked away feeling like he is very empathetic and cares. I would go as far as he projects that he even "owns" the improvement of my circumstances. Ive never seen that before in a doctor. I am a big fan of Dr. Adada and I tell everyone that for a condition as complicated and impactful as a medical circumstances that I've experienced, I have been blessed to have Dr. Adada on the case. He's helped me informed instead of afraid of what is happening with my spine and my body!
Reviewed on Sep 11, 2018
I had a great visit with Dr Adada.Very kind and caring ,he went over my scans and answered all my questions.
Reviewed on Aug 23, 2018
My provider and his office team is excellent
Reviewed on Aug 21, 2018
Dr. Adada is one of the top providers I have ever seen. He sincerely took the time to show me he cared about my health conditions and listened to me. He validated my experiences and answered all of my questions, some before I even had to ask. I left Dr. Adada's office feeling satisfied and cared for.
Reviewed on Aug 9, 2018
I live in Pompano Beach so this facility is not convenient. The purpose of the appointment was to get information on how to proceed with my illness. it took me weeks to meet the doctor to discuss a plan of action. real happy with the doctor worth the wait for the appointment!
Reviewed on Aug 7, 2018
When I first tried to schedule an appointment with Dr. Adada, the scheduler instead referred me to one of four other doctors; she explained that my "issue" was not a part of Dr. Adada's area. I had to make two additional calls in order to get an appointment with Dr. Adada. I'm glad that I persisted.
Reviewed on Jul 31, 2018
*Dr. Adada is kind, compassionate and informative. He makes you feel your questions, no matter how small, are the most important and deserve a smart answer.
Reviewed on Jul 21, 2018
Awesome doctor and beyond impressed with the skill set and ability to perform the surgery.
Reviewed on Jul 15, 2018
*Dr. Adada is the best!
Reviewed on May 22, 2018
I was advised to see a different doctor for my questions about my medication.
Reviewed on May 21, 2018
Dr.Adada Is an excellent neurosurgeon in every aspect of his medical vocation!
Reviewed on May 10, 2018
Dr Adada is highly skilled, explains difficult medical information into plain English and ensues confidence and trust. However, he is in high demand therefore scheduling an appointment the wait time can be hot to 3 -4 weeks.
Reviewed on May 7, 2018
Complete satisfaction with Dr. Adada a very personable humble without the god complex he explained and set me up with a treatment plan and listen to me. I have three Doctors in the family.
Reviewed on May 1, 2018
Thank you Dr. Adada for your expertise and thorough approach.
Reviewed on Apr 26, 2018
Nurses and doctor are very affectionate. Show they care.
Reviewed on Apr 26, 2018
I feel Dr. Adada is the right surgeon.
Reviewed on Apr 3, 2018
The experience was a very good one DR ADADA WAS GREAT.
Reviewed on Mar 22, 2018
i never had bad experience with Dr A dada He is an excelente and very humble . He is also ver y profesional and I will recomend Dr A dada with everyone .
Reviewed on Mar 21, 2018
Excellent experience with *Doctor Adada.
Reviewed on Mar 2, 2018
*Dr. Adada is the best. He is compassionate & understanding of patient & family. Absolutely phenomenal.
Reviewed on Feb 25, 2018
*Dr. Adada is a wonderful doctor.
Reviewed on Jan 9, 2018
Dr Adada is wonderful, so gentle and kind. I felt relieved of all my concern when I left his office
Reviewed on Dec 17, 2017
*Dr. Adzda is great! Also extremely good bedside manner.
Reviewed on Dec 11, 2017
Everyone worked together to ensure I got great service.
Reviewed on Dec 7, 2017
trying to locate a FedEx pkg (my mri images) took nearly 3 full days. The nurse uploaded the images and it was several more days before Dr. called. He told me that the scheduler would call me same day (Monday) to set up a date for surgery. Today (Wednesday late afternoon) I finally reach the scheduler and she says she just now got my file. I still have no idea when I will have surgery, or when someone will call to tell me. Having a brain tumor is bad enough, not knowing what is going to happen is almost worse.
Reviewed on Nov 20, 2017
Dr Adada is extremely conscientious. He explains things in a way that the patient can understand. His approach to patient care is exemplary.
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