Dr. Sandeep Teja, MD

Dr. Sandeep Teja, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
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49 y/o
(25)

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Dr. Sandeep Teja, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from UNIV OF VA SCH OF MED HLTH SYS in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Hospitalist St Mark's Hospital

1220 E 3900 S Ste 4B

Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
high
more than 80% of peers
Spondylosis
normal
more than 79% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 76% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Teja "Dr. Teja encourages his patients to be active participants in their health care decisions, while educating and guiding patients on what their options are."
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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

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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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
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • UNIV OF VA SCH OF MED HLTH SYS
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University of Rochester
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University of Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Teja has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Teja's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Teja to family and friends
3.4
based on 25 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Teja's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (9)

in Keswick
Dr. Teja performed spinal surgery on me almost three years ago and the results have been wonderful. I went from extreme pain and in a wheelchair for a while to walking 3-4 miles several times a week without pain. When I was in the hospital, he came every day promptly, checked my back, talked with...more
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in Salt Lake City, UT
I have had 4 separate cervical spine fusions with 4 different surgeons. I immediately felt comfortable with Dr. Teja. He was caring and listened to my history and concerns, was thorough in evaluating my condition and I could tell the depth of his expertise as he showed me my MRI, explaining exactly...more
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in Salt Lake City, UT
I was distressed to find I needed a spinal fusion. I have worked for a spine surgeon and administrated an orthopedic clinic, thus I was somewhat knowledgeable on what was involved. After getting recommendations from two spinal hardware reps, I chose Dr. Teja. Best medical decision I've made...more
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in Salt Lake City, UT
Ability to make appts and wait times good. Unfortunately for my consult, Dr Teja was called away for an emergency so I chalked up the 5 min he spent with me to that. Then on the day of surgery, I didn't see him before or after and they subbed in his assistant for my follow-up. I felt I was just...more
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in Salt Lake City, UT
I have been visiting dr. Teja and his team for a few months every time I have gone I have not waited anymore than 10 or 15 minutes to see them it has been a great experience and they have been very helpful and informative and letting me know what needs to be done I would highly recommend them for...more
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