Dr. Debra Steele, MD

Dr. Debra Steele, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Debra Steele, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Richland, WA and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med in 1998 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1100 Goethals Dr Ste B

Richland, WA 99352

Contact Information

(509) 942-3080

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)

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Spondylosis
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more than 95% of peers
Neuroplasty
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more than 89% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 88% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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15  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Southwestern Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Steele has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Steele's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Steele

3.9

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Had cervical fusion which failed. Had the surgery redone at another hospital with different surgeon. Surgeon that redid surgery said two of the four screws had heads stripped out and one of the other four had threads stripped out. Second surgery had successful fusion.
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Dr Steele is a straight forward and extremely thorough. She did a craniotomy on me. She did an amazing job. Even was thoughtful to shave as little hair as possible! No one could believe how little she shaved! She is so good at taking the time to explain every detail and really give you answers to...Read More
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Dr Debra Steele is a no-nonsense, professional Doctor. She explained the problem I had and fixed it with surgery, which was 100% successful. Dr. Steele showed me the results of her surgery on follow up visits from X-Rays. I appreciate her straight forward manner and professionalism.
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Very professional and caring and expert in her field. Had neck surgery , She made me feel very comfortable during the whole process. The outcome at 5 months out is very good.
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