Dr. Christopher Sturm, MD

Dr. Christopher Sturm, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 52
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Dr. Christopher Sturm, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Janesville, WI and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1000 Mineral Point Ave # 5003

Janesville, WI 53548

Contact Information

(608) 756-6868

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Spondylosis
high
more than 88% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 80% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
normal
more than 79% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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11  Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Washington University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Saint Louis University Hopsital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • St Louis University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, St Louis University, 1991
  • Honors Graduate Award, Missouri State Medical Assoc, St Louis University, 1992
  • Alpha Sigma Nu, St Louis University, 1991
  • Honorable Discharge, Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army, 2006
  • Rene Wegria Award in Pharmacology, St Louis University, 1992
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sturm's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sturm

4.4

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
85%
(17)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
15%
(3)

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Dr.Sturm performed a fusion on my L4,L5,S1 the end of November. I'm 3 weeks post and what a huge difference. Dr.Sturm gave me my life back. Very educated and dedicated in his patients. Highly recommend.I was very well taken care of...
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Heather in Beloit – Dec 20, 2017
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This guy is about as compassionate as a brick. If your looking to get your point across or ask questions, save your breath. All he's gonna do is sit there and act like your a hindrance to him. If you do see him prepare for attitude, duck billed platitudes, and all the arrogance you can handle....Read More
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Michael in Beloit, WI – Oct 25, 2017
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Dr. Sturm performed an L4-L5 disc replacement with fusion and I just couldn't be happier with the results!! He's a no-nonsense kind of Doctor, says what he means, means what he says. I'm very pleased with the results of my surgery and his follow-up and after-care with his team. His PA is also...Read More
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Matthew V. in Woodstock, IL – Sep 02, 2017
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Dr Sturm did my discectomy & fusion in 2011. I have been pain free since and am extremely grateful for his knowledge and skill.
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Jenny in Janesville WI – Aug 11, 2017
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Dr. Sturm was very direct with me on my diagnoses and did not sugar coat anything. I suffered for 7 years with pain and tingling down my left arm along with extreme neck pain. Once I had woken from surgery I had immediate relief and had feeling back in my left arm and fingers. Within two days I...Read More
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Elkhorn, WI – Mar 11, 2017
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