Dr. Scott Lederhaus, MD

Dr. Scott Lederhaus, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(16)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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.

1015 N 1st Ave Apt A

Arcadia, CA 91006

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Molina Healthcare
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Spine Disorders
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more than 59% of peers
Brain Disorders
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more than 52% of peers
Thrombosis
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more than 40% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lederhaus "Exhaustive evaluations, conservative care. Spend one hour with new patients. Comprehensive consenting procedures so that patients fully understand their diagnosis and treatment plan."
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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

  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • 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
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 California, Irvine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Californiadavis Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Of Californiairvine Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lederhaus' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lederhaus to family and friends
2.7
based on 16 total reviews (4 with comments)
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 Comments (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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lederhaus accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator

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Foothill Presbyterian Hospital
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Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center
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