Dr. Kent Sauter, MD

Dr. Kent Sauter, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Kent Sauter, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Knoxville, TN. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

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

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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

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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
  • 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 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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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sauter to family and friends
3.0
based on 15 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

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 (2)

Maryville, TN |
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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Nashville, TN |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sauter accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Blue Network E
  • 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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Sauter has admitting privileges

Blount Memorial Hospital
907 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy
Maryville, TN 37804
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University of Tennessee Medical Center
1924 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920
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