Dr. Gregory Lanford, MD

Dr. Gregory Lanford, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Gregory Lanford, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2011 Murphy Ave Ste 301

Nashville, TN 37203

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lanford's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lanford performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lanford performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lanford treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Lanford treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Lanford's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Gregory Lanford, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1991
Vanderbilt University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1985
University Of Tn College Of Medicind
Internship Hospital
1984
University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
1980
University Of Arkansas
Undergraduate School
1991
1985
1984
1980

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lanford's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lanford

3.5

Based on 48 reviews

5 Stars
56.25%
(27)
4 Stars
2.0833333333333335%
(1)
3 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(2)
2 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(4)
1 Star
29.166666666666668%
(14)

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Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. lanford performed a multi-level decompression my lumbar spine. Pretty much as soon as I stood up, my spine collapsed into an s. This is going to require an 8 hour surgery to repair. This leaves me in debilitating pain until I have the surgery. I have also recently met about 13 people who had a...Read More
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Dr. Lanford is an excellent neurosurgeon and his team exhibits the same excellence in both the care provided as well as scheduling and administrative functions. He has worked with me through three different issues with my cervical spine and I never once felt nervous about Dr. Landord's abilities as...Read More
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I have definitely been recommending people to my dr. He is an amazing dr and is very caring. He makes sure that he does the right operation and not anything unnecessary. When I went to have my surgery, I could not have asked for any better people. They were all so amazingly sweet and even if...Read More
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Dr. Lanford was very courteous, attentive and thorough.
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