Dr. Scott Lederhaus, MD
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Neurosurgery | Male

Care Philosophy

Exhaustive evaluations, conservative care. Spend one hour with new patients. Comprehensive consenting procedures so that patients fully understand their diagnosis and treatment plan.

Biography

Dr. Scott Lederhaus, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Arcadia, CA. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Lederhaus is affiliated with San Antonio Regional Hospital, Foothill Presbyterian Hospital, Citrus Valley Medical Center - Queen of the Valley, Citrus Valley Medical Center - Inter-Community Campus and Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center.

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    Dr. Lederhaus' Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lederhaus to family and friends
    2.7
    based on 16 total surveys (4 with reviews)
    Dr. Lederhaus' Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      GOOD
    • Time well spent
      GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      GOOD
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (4)
    I had a friend who had back surgery couple years ago, he still has pain but it doesn't go down his leg anymore though
    Dr. Lederhaus is the best at what he does. He has a lot of experience and I know he would not do surgery if it wasn't necessary. He is honest, thorough and made me feel completely comfortable. I would send family members to him if I had to.
    West Covina, CA |
    The office is not patient friendly. The doctor is not concerned with the medical condition of the patient. He will not treat you unless the patient gives up all their legal rights by signing the liability form. So don't waste your time with this office. They don't care about your time and having to take off work to deliver the new patient packet days prior to your scheduled appointment to see this rude doctor. This doctor is only concerned about money in his own pocket.
    My office is a very efficient and group of concerned employees. I am concerned with your condition. Signing an arbitration form is not mandatory. I prefer having the patient information a couple of days prior to an appointment so I can personally review that information along with the imaging studies so I have a good idea why a patient would be consulting with me when I enter the examination room. It makes me more efficient and informed about your condition.
    If you see Dr. Lederhaus you have to sign away all your rights in case of misdiagnosis or medical mistakes. He charges $100 for a cancelled appointment. He will not give any estimates upfront. He doesn't take checks. Money is their main concern (in my opinion), medical problems seem to be secondary. I got a 20 page form to fill out before they would even consider to see me.
    My evaluations are comprehensive and accurate. I am not perfect, but I have had 30 years of experience diagnosing all types of conditions. We charge a 100 cancellation fee for patients who simply do not show up for an appointment. When that happens I waste an hour of my time since that is how long we book a new patient. I'm sure you can understand. Money is not our main concern, but it is a business and we do appreciate being paid for the work we do. Would you work for free.
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    Dr. Lederhaus' Care Philosophy

    Exhaustive evaluations, conservative care. Spend one hour with new patients. Comprehensive consenting procedures so that patients fully understand their diagnosis and treatment plan.

    Dr. Lederhaus' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
    •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Board Certifications

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    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Coma
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Ear Disorders
    • Endocrine Disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Fracture
    • Hypopituitarism
    • Nerve Injury
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Postherpetic Neuralgia
    • Quadriplegia
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Thrombosis
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      Rush Medical College Of Rush University

      Graduated in 1980

    • Internship Hospital
      University Of Californiadavis Medical Center

      Completed in 1981

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Californiairvine Medical Center

      Completed in 1986

    • Undergraduate School
      University Of California, Irvine

      Graduated in 1975

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial