Dr. Gregory Lanford, MD

Dr. Gregory Lanford, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Gregory Lanford, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 27 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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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • 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
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14  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Gregory Lanford, MD
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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backpain in HOPKINSVILLE, KY – Jul 17, 2018
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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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Ruby Barnes in Ashland City, TN – Apr 18, 2017
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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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Heather in Bardwell, KY – Feb 08, 2017
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Dr. Lanford was very courteous, attentive and thorough.
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Tammy in Charlotte, TN – Dec 30, 2016
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He operated on my spine to create stability and room for the nerves but he made less room for the nerves than before the surgery with severe nerve damage to my foot. The MRI and EMG testing proves it and he still denies it! Stay away!
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Jeff in Greenwood, WI – Sep 17, 2016
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