Dr. Derek Snook, MD

Dr. Derek Snook, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Derek Snook, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 21 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

Contact Information

(614) 545-7900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Spine Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

105  Conditions Treated

  • 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 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)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • 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
  • Lower Back Muscle Strain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Bone Trauma
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Soft Tissue Trauma
  • Neck Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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54  Procedures

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • 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
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Failed Back Surgery Revision
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Head and Neck Reconstruction Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laparoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine and Back Procedures
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • In Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Akron General Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Seton Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Snook has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Snook's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Snook

3.4

Based on 41 reviews

5 Stars
58.53658536585366%
(24)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
2.4390243902439024%
(1)
2 Stars
2.4390243902439024%
(1)
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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