Dr. Christopher Kager, MD

Dr. Christopher Kager, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Christopher Kager, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lancaster, PA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1671 Crooked Oak Dr

Lancaster, PA 17601

Contact Information

(717) 569-5331

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

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Dr. Kager's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kager treats Low Back Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Kager treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kager treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Kager treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kager treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Kager treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Kager's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Artificial Disc Replacement
Back Disorders
Back Injuries
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Microdiscectomy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Hematoma
Fracture
Head and Neck Conditions
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Kyphoplasty
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Low Back Procedure
Lumbar Disc Replacement
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neck Pain Procedure
Neck Surgery
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Surgery
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors
Vertebroplasty

About Me

Care Philosophy

The greatest satisfaction I receive comes from my experiences with patients. The ability to transform and improve patients lives through surgery is the most rewarding aspect. Sometimes the high tech of modern medicine is intimidating to patients. I a...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2001
Cleveland Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
2000
University Of Cincinnati / Main Campus
Residency Hospital
1995
University Of Cincinnati / Main Campus
Internship Hospital
1994
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Medical School
1990
Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate School
2001
2000
1995
1994
1990

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kager's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kager

3.6

Based on 41 reviews

5 Stars
63.41463414634146%
(26)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
2.4390243902439024%
(1)
2 Stars
2.4390243902439024%
(1)
1 Star
31.70731707317073%
(13)

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I was having serious upper leg pain and surgery was recommended by Dr. Kager. I had the surgery on a Tuesday afternoon and was discharged Tuesday Evening. If you follow the doctors and staff directions for recovery you should do well. It was a lifestyle change on some daily functions but I got...Read More
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Dr Kager is always pleasant and on time. He gets right to the problem. No unnecessary chit chat. The results of both my cervical fusion and lumbar fusions are terrific. The pain was gone immediately in both cases. We are blessed to have surgeons of this caliber in Lancaster County. Thanks, Doc!
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Amazing Results! Thanks Dr. Kager! My burning leg pain was gone immediately! It took 2 months for most of my leg numbness to subside, and I am pain free!!!
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My experience with Dr. Kager and his staff was fantastic.
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LIKE TALKING TO A BRICK WALL. HIGHLY NOT RECOMMENDED
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Amerihealth
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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