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Mark H. Camel, MD

Neurosurgery, Spine
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Mark Camel, MD, is a neurosurgeon who specializes in spine surgery.

Dr. Camel received his undergraduate degree from University of Rochester in New York and medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis Missouri. After finishing his role as Chief Resident in the Department of Neurological Surgery at Barnes Hospital, he studied the molecular biology of pituitary tumors and astrocytoma during his research fellowship in the Departments of Neurological Surgery and Pharmacology at the Washington University School of Medicine. He then served on the Executive Committee of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons for nine years in many roles including Vice President and several committee chairmanships.

Dr. Camel is currently a member of the New York Regional Cabinet for Washington University.

  • Commercial Plans (Including APCN Plus, We do not accept regular APCN)
  • Managed Medicare
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of CT
  • Commercial and Exchange
  • Managed Medicare
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Plans Outside CT)
  • Cards with the “PPO” inside the suitcase logo
CarePartners of Connecticut
  • Managed Medicare (HMO/PPO)
  • Commercial, MetroNY, and LocalPlus
  • Cigna+Oscar, Cigna+MVP (CT Locations Only)
  • Commercial and Exchange (Except “Value” Network)
  • Managed Medicare
Connecticut Medicaid
Connecticut State Workers’ Compensation
  • Emblem Commercial and Exchange (Except for Millennium and Enhanced Care Prime Networks)
  • Managed Medicare (VIP Prime, Bold, Reserve)
Harvard Pilgrim
  • Through United Shared Services – ONS Harrison location only.
Medicare (Including Railroad Medicare)
  • Liberty and Freedom Plans
UHC/NYSHIP/NY Government Empire Plan
United Healthcare
  • All Commercial Plans (Except Indemnity and Compass)
  • Managed Medicare

Orthopaedic & Neurosurgery Specialists (ONS) accepts most major insurance plans. Please see the list of accepted insurance plans above and confirm that ONS participates with your plan prior to scheduling an appointment. Certain insurance plans are limited to specific regions and physicians. If you have additional questions, please call our offices at (203) 869-1145 ext. 279 and our team will be happy to provide additional information.


Fellowship in Neurological Surgery: Washington University School of Medicine

Medical School

Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri


Residency in Neurological Surgery: Barnes Hospital, Saint Louis, Missouri


University of Rochester, New York

  • The American Board of Neurological Surgery: Neurological Surgery Board Certification

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons/ Section on Tumors
  • The New England Neurological Society
  • The Physician’s Scientific Society

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2010, 2012–Present
  • Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors 2009–2012, 2017, 2020-Present
  • Greenwich Magazine Top Doctor 2012–Present
  • New Canaan/Darien Magazine Top Doctor 2012–Present
  • New York Magazine Top Doctors 2014, 2020
  • Stamford Magazine Top Doctor 2012–Present
  • Westport Magazine Top Doctor 2012–Present
  • The Wag Magazine Best Doctors 2010

  • Cluster headache as a manifestation of intracranial inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour: a case report with pathophysiological considerations. Bigal ME, Rapoport AM, Camel M. Cephalalgia. 2003 Mar;23(2):124-8. PMID: 12603369 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Presentation at the American Academy of Neurology, April, 2002
  • Twist-drill craniostomy for the treatment of chronic subdural hematoma. Camel M. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2000 Jul;11(3):515-8. Review. PMID: 10918023 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Mutagenesis and chimeric genes define determinants in the beta subunits of human chorionic gonadotropin and lutropin for secretion and assembly. Matzuk MM, Spangler MM, Camel M, Suganuma N, Boime I. J Cell Biol. 1989 Oct;109(4 Pt 1):1429-38. PMID: 2477377 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Camel M, Grubb RI, Jr. Treatment of chronic subdural hematoma by twist-drill craniostomy with continuous catheter drainage. Journal of Neurosurgery 1986 65:183
  • Langford LA, Camel M Palisading pattern in cerebral neuroblastoma mimicking the primitive polar spongioblastoma. An ultrastructural study. Acta Neuropatholgia (Berlin) 1987 73:153
  • Nadel S, Camel M, Gado M, etc. Specific MRI features of cerebral gliomas. Presentation at the 72nd Scientific Assembly of the the Radiological Society of North America, November, 1986
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