Dr. George Stephens, MD

Dr. George Stephens, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. George Stephens, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1760 Nicholasville Rd Ste 604

Lexington, KY 40503

Contact Information

(859) 255-9059

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 91% of peers
Spondylosis
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Stephens'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

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

56  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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12  Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Stephens has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Stephens' Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stephens to family and friends
22 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Stephens' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

This is my second experience with Dr. Stephens. Years ago he did my back surgery and when I began having similar problems, I did not hesitate to return to him. He is very surgery-conservative, which is a good thing. He explained my problem, answered my questions, and presented me with my...more
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Extremely unhelpful. Spent very little time with me. Wife had same experience at this practice with another MD. Also, the office still doesn't have electronic medical records OR digital x-ray imaging.
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Was sent to this doctor through workers care for a back injury and he spent almost the whole visit with his back to me just asking questions and when he did do an exam that consisted of how far could i bend forwards and backwards and when he looked at my back all he did was lightly press and ask if...more
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Beware of this Dr. Because he Is terrible about helping you if you need help with disability. Not only that but I had to get another Dr. That seen my problem and also he done surgery to repair where Stephens done, but this Dr. Stopped practice and I thought I would go back to Stephens again and he...more
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