Dr. John Steichen, MD

Dr. John Steichen, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(45)
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Dr. John Steichen, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Charleston, SC. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2145 Henry Tecklenburg Dr Ste 220

Charleston, SC 29414

Contact Information

(843) 723-8823

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 99% 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

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • 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)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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

  • University Of California, Davis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Harvard/Mass Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Harvard/Mass Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Steichen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Steichen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Steichen to family and friends
4.0
based on 45 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
    (33)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Steichen'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
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

in Charleston, SC |
Dr. Steichen is a blessing. I have a grade 4 glioblastoma multiforme brain tumor that he resected prior to chemo and radiation therapy. He is a talented and faith based, supportive surgeon who truly cares. I had a second opinion on oncology and trials from Duke University, which he and my...more
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Mount Pleasant, SC |
Dr. Steichen operated on my mother-in-law's spine a few years ago. Before the operation, he was very thorough in explaining the procedure and her recovery. She was in so much pain beforehand, and is virtually pain free now. Dr. Steichen is a wonderful and caring physician and I highly recommend...more
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Charleston, SC |
I highly recommend Dr. Steichen for a Neurosurgeon. He has been my doctor for over 5 years and has performed back surgery as well as brain surgery. I have worked in the healthcare industry for 20 years and have had the opportunity to be in the OR with many surgeons. Dr. Steichen is one of the...more
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in Charleston, SC |
I don't normally do surveys, but this doctor really helped me. I travelled a long way to see him and it was well worth it. I am out of pain now and my golf swing is almost where I left off. His office staff was great in getting me through "the system" quickly and efficiently at each visit. ...more
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in Mount Pleasant, SC |
When my husband had his accident, I thought he would never be able to work again. After a few months of therapy with Dr. Steichen at St. Francis hospital my husband was back on his feet and he was able to start work again. He is almost fully healed! He could have been paralyzed! Thank you Dr....more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Steichen accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Steichen has admitting privileges

Roper Hospital
316 Calhoun St
Charleston, SC 29401
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Roper St. Francis Healthcare - Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital
2095 Henry Tecklenburg Dr
Charleston, SC 29414
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Trident Medical Center
9330 Medical Plaza Dr
Charleston, SC 29406
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