Dr. Christopher Kager, MD

Dr. Christopher Kager, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Christopher Kager, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lancaster, PA and has been practicing for 17 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
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kager performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Kager's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kager "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 always try to put myself in the position of the patient, or consider how I would want myself or a family member to be treated. I also try to explain the science behind our specialty into something that most patients can understand."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Fracture
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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26  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kager does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kager and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Kager's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kager to family and friends
39 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Kager's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

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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Dr. Kager performed my cervical spine surgery 10 years ago. I was back in his office 3 months post-op with pain. A year later X-ray's showed one of the screws coming out. This past year I have had X-ray's, 3 mris, & a CT scan. The screw is now in my throat and it appears the bones never fused. I...more
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I loved Dr. Kager! His personality is professional and kind. He took the perfect amount of time to explain his decision and why, was so sweet to my little girl (who came with me.) He seemed appreciative of all the work I had done prior to seeing him, and I respect him as a neurosurgeon! This man is...more
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