Dr. Kent Sauter, MD

Dr. Kent Sauter, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Kent Sauter, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1932 Alcoa Hwy Ste 360

Knoxville, TN 37920

Contact Information

(865) 524-1869

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Spondylosis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Sauter'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*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • 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 Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • 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)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • 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
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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13  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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 South Alabama / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Wv Univ Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Wv Univ
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sauter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sauter's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sauter to family and friends
18 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Sauter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I have several health issues. Diabetes, heart issues, copd among other things . I was taken excellent care of love his bedside manner.He explained everything so my husband and family understood completely. Would not hesitate to use him again.
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You must sign a pain management consent form before you are allowed to see the doctor. I asked to discuss it with the doctor before I signed it and the front desk staff said no, "you must sign the form before the doctor will see you". If that is how they treat you before you are an official...more
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He has a very bad after care attitude. When you ask for answers to genuine questions, his replies are vague. Takes no accountability for things that may be wrong. Treats younger patients with ill regard and offers no alternatives. Releases you to go back to work to your insurance company but...more
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