Dr. George Lien, MD

Dr. George Lien, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(40)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. George Lien, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Murfreesboro, TN. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

1800 Medical Center Pkwy Ste 300

Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Contact Information

(615) 849-8004

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

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

  • Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Vanderbilt University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Vanderbilt University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lien has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lien's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lien to family and friends
3.5
based on 40 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Lien'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 (9)

in Murfreesboro, TN |
My experience with Dr. Lien has been great thus far. He has great bedside manner and explains everything very thoroughly. Prior to my surgery, he spent over an hour with me, more than adequately answering all of my questions without pause (and I had some very technical questions after my own...more
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Murfreesboro, TN |
He is responsible for me being totally disabled. I have permanent nerve damage and in constant pain. He ruined my life, don't let him ruin yours.
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in Manchester, TN |
I recently had a laser spine procedure done by Dr. Lien and he was professional, polite and put me at ease before the surgery was done. He also was the only neurosurgeon I contacted after getting my MRI results who would see me in a timely manner. His staff was very professional and accessible and...more
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Shelbyville, TN |
Went to see Dr. Lien today and his staff was very nice and understanding. Dr. Lien was very kind and had very good manners. Every question I had he explained in detail the answer and did not sugar coat anything. He went over the MRI and CT scan in detail on the computer.
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Murfreesboro, TN |
I researched surgeons for over 1 year and decided upon Dr. Lien. I found him to be ethical, empathic, patient driven, and very precise with his explaining what I could expect.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lien accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Blue Network E
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Lien has admitting privileges

Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital
1700 Medical Center Pkwy
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
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