Hal Meltzer, MD

J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, WVU Medicine Children's
Hal Meltzer, MD

Practice Locations

Pediatric Neurosurgery, Physician Office Center

1 Medical Center Drive
Morgantown, WV
Phone: 855-WVU-CARE

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Pediatric Craniofacial, Physician Office Center

1 Medical Center Drive
Morgantown, WV
Phone: 855-WVU-CARE
Fax: 304-293-2556

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Appointment Information

Medical Specialties

  • Neurological Surgery (Neurosurgery)

Clinical Focus

  • Chiari Malformations
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Tethered Spinal Cord
  • Spinal and cranial dysraphisms (Spina Bifida)
  • Congenital malformations of the brain and spine
  • Syringohydromyelia
  • Head. spine trauma and concussions
  • Craniofacial disorders and craniosynostosis
  • Prenatal diagnosis of central nervous system (CNS) disorders

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery
  • American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery - Pediatric Neurosurgery

Special Training

  • 1997 - Residency - University of California San Diego
  • 1995 - Residency - University of Toronto Hospital for Sick Children

Education

  • 1989 - Northwestern University Medical School - MD

Symptoms, Conditions, and Treatments

  • Spine Radiculopathy
  • Disc Protrusion
  • Frontal Bossing
  • Lumbar Arthroplasty
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation
  • Disc Herniation
  • Spinal Metastatic Mass
  • Chiari Malformation Type II
  • Vertebral Disc Herniation
  • Traumatic Brain Injury, Tbi
  • Vagal Nerve Stimulator
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Schwannoma
  • Metopic Synostosis
  • Rathke's Cleft Cyst
  • Pseudoaneurysm
  • Discitis
  • Brain Metastatic Mass
  • Spinal Cord Lipomyelomeningocele
  • Cranial Gunshot Wound
  • Lumbar Disc Herniation
  • Arteriovenous Malformation, Avm
  • Cerebral Contusion
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Cord Lipoma
  • Ruptured Disc
  • Macrocephaly
  • Abnormal Head Shape
  • Tethered Cord Syndrome
  • Myelo
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Disc Prosthesis
  • Cervical Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Cord Syrinxes
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Acoustic Neuroma Child
  • Laminectomy
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Sacral Dimple
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Vestibular Schwannoma Child
  • Pediatric Hydrocephalus
  • Epidermoid Cyst
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lumbar Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Mengiomyelocele
  • Vertebral Osteomyelitis
  • Vein Of Galen Malformation
  • Cranial Fracture
  • Coronal Synostosis
  • Pineal Region Mass
  • Cavernous Angioma
  • Papilledema
  • Torticollis
  • Primitive Neuroectodermal Mass
  • Brain Lesion
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Metopic Suture Craniosynostosis
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Skull Trauma
  • Post Traumatic Cervical Instability
  • Pinealoma
  • Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion
  • Neurilemmoma
  • Lumbar Pain
  • Achondroplacia
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Spondylolysis
  • Dermoid Mass
  • Bulging Disc
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Syringomyelia
  • Congenital Dermal Sinus
  • Seizure
  • Meningioma
  • Stroke
  • Baclofen Pump
  • Dural Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Cervical Pain
  • Prolapsed Disc
  • Acute Subdural Hematoma
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Meningocele
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Spinal Cord Dysraphya
  • Skull Fracture
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Diverting Shunt
  • Low Back Pain
  • Spinal Cord Fracture
  • Decompression
  • Spinal Mass
  • Mesial Frontal Lobe Epilepsy
  • Spina Bifida
  • Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
  • Dermoid Cyst
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Myelopathy
  • Thoracic Stenosis
  • Cervical Fusion
  • Astrocytoma
  • Sagittal Craniosynostosis
  • Discectomy
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Myelomeningocele
  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lordosis
  • Vertebrectomy
  • Cervical Arthrodesis
  • Metopic Synostosis Trigonocephaly
  • Chronic Subdural Hematoma
  • Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt, Vp Shunt
  • Encephalocele
  • Spinal Radiculopathy
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Burst Fracture
  • Hydromyelia
  • Cervical Disc Herniation
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Neck Pain
  • Spinal Curvature
  • Sciatica
  • Cavernous Malformation
  • Macrocrania
  • Dystonia
  • Lumbar Arthrodesis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak Child
  • Thoracic Pain
  • Rhinorrhea Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak
  • Epidermoid Mass
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Cervical Myelopathy
  • Cervical Disc Arthroplasty
  • Deep Brain Stimulator
  • Dandy-walker Syndrome
  • Intracerebral Hematoma
  • Ependymoma
  • Spinal Epidural Abcess
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Spasticity