Dr. Michael Craig, MD

Dr. Michael Craig, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Michael Craig, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1997 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine.

1422 Old Weisgarber Rd

Knoxville, TN 37909

Contact Information

(865) 558-4400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bursitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Craig'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

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Spinal Injury Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain
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9  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

  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Carraway Methodist Medical Center, Birmingham, Al
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University Of Alabama Birmingham Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Spinal Cord Injury and Spine Medicine, University Of Alabama Birmingham Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Craig has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Craig's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Craig to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

Dr. Craig's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

He really helped me after my other doctors couldn't decide if it was my hip or back. Without surgery :) !
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Dr. Craig has always been in a hurry when I have seen him. He might be a good Dr. but he has a poor bedside manner. I have to take pain meds and that always gets one labeled. Twice he has said to me "you forgot with all the medicine you take." If he had Charcot Marie Tooth disease as I do and the...more
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He was nice enough but is not interested in you unless you are seeking surgery or some other invasive procedure. There was no input or recommendations otherwise. He seemed impatient to leave when he realized that I did not want back surgery and made no (ZERO) recommendations regarding physical...more
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I was trying to find a minimally invasive specialist to treat my back pain without narcotics, and I'm happy I found Dr. Craig.
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