Dr. Derek Snook, MD

Dr. Derek Snook, MD

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Dr. Derek Snook, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from In Univ Sch Of Med in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, adult orthopedic surgery, and more.

170 Taylor Station Rd

Columbus, OH 43213

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  • Aetna
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Dr. Snook's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Snook treats Spinal Stenosis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Snook treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Fusion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Snook performs Spinal Fusion more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Snook performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Snook treats Spine Disorders more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Snook treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Snook's conditions and procedures:

Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Spine
Back Disorders
Back Impairment
Back Injuries
Back Pain
Back Sprain
Back Strain
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Disorders
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Back Pain
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complex Spine Surgery
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Congenital Spine Disorders
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Difficulty With Walking
Disc Replacement
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
Failed Back Surgery Revision
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Head and Neck Reconstruction Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Replacement
Hip Resurfacing
Hip Sprain
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Replacement
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laparoscopic Spine Surgery
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Low Back Procedure
Lower Back Muscle Strain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Bone Trauma
Neck Injuries
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Pain
Neck Pain Procedure
Neck Soft Tissue Trauma
Neck Sprain
Neck Surgery
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pinched Nerve in Back
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine and Back Procedures
Spine Deformities
Spine Dislocation
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Torticollis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vertebral Column Tumors
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Derek Snook, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from In Univ Sch Of Med in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, adult orthopedic surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Seton Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Akron General Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1997
In Univ Sch Of Med
Medical School
1997

Awards

Dr. Snook's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Snook

3.4

Based on 41 reviews

5 Stars
58.53658536585366%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
36.58536585365854%
(15)

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Takes his time explaining things and is very experienced and talented. You couldn't get a better doctor to take care of you
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On Jan. 17th of 2017, Dr. Snook performed a double laminectomy on me at L3-4 and L4-5. I was very happy with the outcome, and now at almost two months post-surgery, my recovery is right on track. I found he and his assistant to be both competent and professional in every way. The office staff...Read More
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I HIGHLY recommend Dr Snook for any back surgery! I had surgery for a large herniated disk (L4/L5) impinging on a nerve root in 2014. I almost crawled into the surgery center it was so bad. He actually moved his schedule around to get me into surgery!! After the 30 minute surgery and recovery I...Read More
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Saw Dr Snook after visiting with another physician within Ortho for lumbar injections RE: chronic pain. Dr Snook was very kind explaining my condition and I agreed to much needed surgery. I was scheduled and had surgery the beginning of Sept 2016. I found him to be very kind and very attentive. I...Read More
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I was a patient of Dr Snook. I requested an appt, and instead of meeting with the Dr. I met with his assistant. I was in severe pain and had I not saw him in the hallway, I would have went home w/o pain meds. After I had an MRI, I met with Dr Snook and the procedure he suggested was old school. I...Read More
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Mount Carmel West

Columbus, OH