Dr. John Steichen, MD

Dr. John Steichen, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
(45)
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Dr. John Steichen, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 33 years. 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
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Steichen'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*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • 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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24  Procedures

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

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Steichen to family and friends
45 total reviews (9 have 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)

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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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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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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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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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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