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Dr. Gary M. Bloomgarden, MD

Neurosurgeon

Dr. Gary M Bloomgarden MD is a top Neurosurgeon in New Haven, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Gary M Bloomgarden MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Gary M Bloomgarden MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Gary M Bloomgarden MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In New Haven, CT, Dr. Gary M Bloomgarden MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
39 years Experience
Dr. Gary M. Bloomgarden, MD
  • New Haven, CT
  • New York Univ Sch of Med, New York Ny
  • Accepting new patients

Why does my mother have diabetic neuropathy?

Diabetes affects nerves all over one's body. Can contribute to blockage of arteries leading to stroke, can cause lack of blood flow to medium size arteries to the spinal cord leading READ MORE
Diabetes affects nerves all over one's body. Can contribute to blockage of arteries leading to stroke, can cause lack of blood flow to medium size arteries to the spinal cord leading to paralysis and/or numbness, and small vessel injuries to peripheral nerves causing numbness, weakness, pain, or loss of bladder/bowel control.

Can a brain surgery cause speech defects?

Yes, if near dominant brain speech area.

How long does it take for one to recover from a brain tumor surgery?

Depends on size, location, and nature of the mass. Six weeks may be an average estimate, but could be three months, a year, or never.

Can a blood clot in the brain be removed with medication alone?

Not oral or intravenous. Misti’s trial objects tpa into clot. dissolving it in several days

How long should a skull fracture take to heal?

Linear non depressed and closed takes about 6 weeks. Age, nutrition, medications could slow or prevent the bone from healing

Can a blood clot in the brain be removed by medicines alone?

Depends where it is, how long it’s been there, what damage has or is it doing. Most trials involving placing a catheter surgically into the clot and putting in “a medicine” to READ MORE
Depends where it is, how long it’s been there, what damage has or is it doing. Most trials involving placing a catheter surgically into the clot and putting in “a medicine” to breakdown the clot is in older folks. Blood clots in 13 y/o patients are usually caused by different problems and dissolving the clot with a medicine may have a high risk of causing more bleeding and even death. Google Mistie Trials for ICH (intracerebral hemorrhage).

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Recovery from craniotomy?

It’s normal for the head injury. It can last weeks, months, or a lifetime.