Dr. Christopher Taleghani, MD

Dr. Christopher Taleghani, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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48 y/o
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Dr. Christopher Taleghani, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hermitage, TN and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.Read his story

Pinnacle Surgical Partners

5651 Frist Blvd Ste 400

Hermitage, TN 37076
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American General
  • American Life & Health Ins. Co.
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benesight
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • Medicaid
  • State Farm
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Taleghani'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.

Dr. Taleghani's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Taleghani "Dr. Taleghani is a board certified neurosurgeon who is an expertise in minimally invasive surgery and complex spine and brain conditions. He received his Medical Degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and preformed his his Neurosurgery Residency training at Pennsylvania State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Taleghani earned his MBA from George Washington University. In addition to expertise in many serious conditions of the brain, for which he is trained and eager to provide, Dr. Taleghani continues to develop techniques for complex spine cases. As a result he has become a sought-out instructor for surgeons around the world. Many of the techniques for minimally invasive spine and brain surgery are new to Nashville and unique to Dr. Taleghani."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Taleghani "Provide excellent surgical care of patients to enable  them to live life free of  pain."

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

63  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Numbness
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Tingling Sensation
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Georgetown
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • George Washington University
    Other Education | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Taleghani has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Taleghani's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Taleghani to family and friends
50 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (50)

  • 5
    (34)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Taleghani'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

I met Dr. Taleghani at his St. Thomas West location in Nashville. I ended up having my surgery at St. Thomas midtown and the experience was incredible. Not only was my surgery timely and went without complication, what I was most impressed with was when Dr. T realized that I needed surgery...more
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Went in barely able to stand up straight and walk around, after having surgery with Dr. Taleghani I'm a new person, able to stand straight answer strong walking is no longer a burden. Now I can enjoy my family time and my grandchildren.
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Wonderful doctor! Amazing friendly staff!
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Dr. Taleghani is a wonderful doctor, I had horrible back pain and now I feel like a whole new man.
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I met Dr. Taleghani because of my connection with Dr. MacGregor. She was out and he filled in by seeing me for my post surgical follow-up. He removed my staples and was very complimentary how my wound was healing. He gave me some much needed advice on physical therapy options and made me feel...more
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