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Dr. Christopher Sturm, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 52

Dr. Sturm

Dr. Christopher Sturm, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Janesville, WI and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(608) 756-6868

Dr. Sturm accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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Humana
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Preferred PPO
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Dr. Sturm's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sturm treats Spondylosis more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Sturm treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Spine Deformities
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sturm treats Spine Deformities more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Sturm treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Occult Spinal Dysraphism
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Split Spinal Cord Malformation
Degenerative Disc Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sturm treats Degenerative Disc Disease more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Sturm treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Sturm's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Christopher Sturm, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Janesville, WI and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • 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

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4.4

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1 Star
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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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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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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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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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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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