Dr. John Stokes, MD

Dr. John Stokes, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(17)
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Dr. John Stokes, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Austin, TX. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.

1600 W 38th St Ste 200

Austin, TX 78731

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Spine Deformities
very high
more than 91% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 87% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • 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
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Texas-Austin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of North Carolina Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Univ Of North Carolina Hosp Chapel Hill Nc
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill School Of Medici
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cedars-Sinai Institue For Spinal Disorders
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Stokes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Stokes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stokes to family and friends
4.4
based on 17 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Stokes' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

in Dripping Springs, TX |
I went to see Dr. Stokes because I wanted to know whether or not I am a candidate for a two level disc replacement and if not, I was ready to sign up for cervical spinal bone fusion surgery. After examining me, Dr. Stokes advised me to have radio frequency ablation to determine whether my disc...more
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in Austin, TX |
Dr. Stokes probably spent more time visiting with me over my back issues than any doctor I've ever seen before. He has a large tablet with great graphics that he used to compare my MRI slides to a healthy spine and explain the differences. Then rather than say you need surgery immediately, he...more
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Vincent, Thank you for the positive review! We appreciate the feedback. Sincerely, Dr. Stokes and staff
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Victoria, Tx |
Dr. Stokes went above and beyond with a great deal of patience to explain the spine issues that my mother in law was experiencing. He spent more time during the appointment than we could have ever expected. Additionally, his bedside manner is incredible. We would highly recommend Dr. Stokes!
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Thank you for the positive review! We appreciate the feedback. Sincerely, Dr. Stokes and staff
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in Austin, TX |
I am a patient of Dr. Stokes and even more importantly a subject of successful back surgery. I was experiencing pain that was becomming crippling. Dr. Stokes performed a transforminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) to address a deteriorated disc and spinal mis-alignment. The results have been...more
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in Austin, TX |
Dr. Stokes is great! I had back surgery with another doctor that put me in worse shape than I was before surgery. I could barely walk, and had terrible nerve pain in my back and down my left hip and leg to my shin. He also discovered a fracture in one of my vertebrae that was most likely caused by...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Stokes accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Stokes has admitting privileges

Seton Medical Center Austin
1201 W 38th St
Austin, TX 78705
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