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Gregory W. Balturshot


Experience: 13 Years

Specialties: Neurological Surgery

Accepting New Patients
OhioHealth Neurological Physicians
3525 Olentangy River Rd Ste 5310
Columbus, OH 43214
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Areas of Expertise

  • Awake Craniotomy
  • Back Pain
  • Benign & Malignant Brain Tumors
  • Brain Aneurysm Treatment
  • Brain Arteriovenous Malformation & Fistula Treament

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Hospital Status

Active at:
Riverside Methodist Hospital
Special Affiliations

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Physician Bio

Dr. Gregory W. Balturshot is a board-certified neurosurgeon specializing in cranial, spine and peripheral nerve procedures. He has extensive intracranial experience in neurovascular surgery, neuro-oncology, Chiari malformations, normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) and neuro trauma. Dr. Balturshot treats all spinal conditions using both minimally invasive and open complex surgery, including scoliosis reconstruction, microdiscectomy, laminectomy and fusions from anterior, lateral and posterior approaches. He also treats carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar neuropathy, tumors and other peripheral nerve conditions.

Dr. Balturshot attended University of Alabama, graduating summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry where he was also a member of Phi Beta Kappa Society. His medical training was completed at The Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio. During his time in medical school, he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Balturshot’s neurosurgical internship was completed at The Ohio State University, Department of Surgery. This was followed by his residency in the Division of Neurosurgery at The Ohio State University.

Dr. Balturshot believes it is imperative to treat patients as though they are family and provide cutting edge neurosurgical care to make an impact on people’s lives. He strongly believes in listening to his patients and correlating the history and neurologic exam to deliver the best surgical or nonsurgical care possible.

When he is not seeing patients, he enjoys playing basketball and walking his two dogs with his wife, Rita.

Dr. Balturshot can be contacted directly at (614) 261.0073.




Ohio State University Hospitals (2003) in Neurological Surgery
Ohio State University Hospitals (1998) in General Surgery
Medical School
Ohio State University College of Medicine (1997)

Board Certifications

Am Bd Neurological Surgery (2008)

Areas of Expertise

Below you'll find the services provided by Dr. Balturshot. The services shown may not be a complete list. Please call his office if you have questions.

  • Awake Craniotomy
  • Back Pain
  • Benign & Malignant Brain Tumors
  • Brain Aneurysm Treatment
  • Brain Arteriovenous Malformation & Fistula Treament
  • Carpal Tunnel Surgery
  • Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • Cervical/Thoracic/Lumbar Disc Herniation
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Complex Spine
  • Computer Assisted Surgery /Stealth
  • Concussion Management
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Glioblastoma
  • Image Guided Spine Surgery
  • Meningioma
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Entrapment
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Peripheral Nerve
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Revision Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosis
  • Shunt Evaluation & Management
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Spinal Fusions
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disease & Disorders
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spine Trauma
  • Syringomyelia
  • Syrynx
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulnar Nerve Injury
  • Vertebral Augmentation
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebroplasty & Kyphoplasty