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 graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1996 and 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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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Infuse® Bone Graft
  • Injection
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Taleghani to family and friends
3.8
based on 44 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 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 (11)

in Bowling Green, Ky |
This is my fourth experience with Dr. Taleghani and reach has had an outcome as expected. Office staff in excellent and friendly.
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Kentucky |
Dr. Taleghani and his staff are very caring and supportive. I feel like all my concerns are heard without being rushed and all my questions are answered no matter how silly I feel they may be. When I am having a problem and call the office they are quick to respond and follow up with directions. ...more
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in Faireview, Tn |
He is the best !!!
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in Goodlettsville, TN |
Dr. TALEGHANI and Ashley made me feel very comfortable and very at ease now with my neck and I sure appreciate it,thanks yout all are awesome
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in Nashville, TN |
I would highly recommend Dr Taleghani. He was conservative in his recommendations and allowed me to make my own decisions but very supportive.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Taleghani accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Managed Choice POS
    Managed Choice PPO
    Open Choice PPO
  • American General
  • American Life & Health Ins. Co.
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benesight
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Choice Care
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • Medicaid
  • State Farm
  • Tricare
    Prime
    Standard
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Taleghani has admitting privileges

Tristar Summit Medical Center
5655 Frist Blvd
Hermitage, TN 37076
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TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital
1801 Ashley Cir
Bowling Green, KY 42104
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Tristar Southern Hills Medical Center
391 Wallace Rd
Nashville, TN 37211
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Saint Thomas Hospital for Specialty Surgery
2011 Murphy Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
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Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital
1700 Medical Center Pkwy
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
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Saint Thomas West Hospital
4220 Harding Road Po Box 380
Nashville, TN 37205
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Williamson Medical Center
4321 Carothers Pkwy
Franklin, TN 37067
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