Dr. George Lien, MD

Dr. George Lien, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. George Lien, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Murfreesboro, TN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med in 1984 and specializes in neurosurgery.

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

See how frequently Dr. Lien performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Lien's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • 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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7  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

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lien to family and friends
40 total reviews (9 have 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)

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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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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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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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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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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