Dr. Kent Sauter, MD

Dr. Kent Sauter, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Kent Sauter, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 24 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
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sauter's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sauter treats Spondylosis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Sauter treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Broken Neck
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sauter treats Broken Neck more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Sauter treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sauter treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Sauter treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Sauter's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kent Sauter, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1995
Wv Univ
Residency Hospital
1990
Wv Univ Hosp
Internship Hospital
1989
University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine
Medical School
1995
1990
1989

Awards

Dr. Sauter's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sauter

2.8

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
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3 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
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1 Star
52.63157894736842%
(10)

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Worst experience in my life. Very rude, could not explain my diagnosis. Told me to deal with it because I'll be in pain until I die. Had me bawling my eyes out by the end of appointment. Took me longer to drive there then I was even in the office for.
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Made no effort to listen or explain anything just acted like i was taking his time. After a year of pain i came in with hope and left with none. Also was very rude which escalated into an argument. Not something a patient needs is getting scolded while trying to feel better.
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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...Read 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...Read More
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Locations

Neurosurgical Associates

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  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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