Dr. Scott Schlesinger, MD

Dr. Scott Schlesinger, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Scott Schlesinger, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Little Rock, AR and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine, Uams, University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine surgery, and more.Read his story

8201 Cantrell Rd Ste 265

Little Rock, AR 72227

Contact Information

(501) 661-0077

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Schlesinger's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schlesinger treats Spinal Stenosis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Schlesinger treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schlesinger treats Spine Disorders more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Schlesinger treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schlesinger treats Degenerative Disc Disease more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Schlesinger treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Schlesinger's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Degenerative Disc Disease
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Fluoroscopy
Fluroscopically-Guided Spinal Injection
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Kyphoplasty
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Medication Management
Neck Pain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroplasty
Physical Therapy
Pituitary Tumor
Rhizotomy
Scoliosis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulnar Nerve Injuries
Vertebroplasty

About Me

Care Philosophy

My goal with every patient is to determine the least invasive treatment, non-surgical or surgical, that will deliver my patients the greatest benefits.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1992
    Centre Hospitalier
    Fellowship Hospital
    1992
  • 1992
    Parkland Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1987
    Parkland Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1987
  • 1986
    University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine, Uams, University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Medical School
    1986
  • 1982
    University of Arkansas
    Undergraduate School
    1982

Awards

Dr. Schlesinger's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schlesinger

4.5

Based on 290 reviews

5 Stars
84.13793103448276%
(244)
4 Stars
3.103448275862069%
(9)
3 Stars
0.3448275862068966%
(1)
2 Stars
1.3793103448275863%
(4)
1 Star
11.03448275862069%
(32)

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  • Staff friendliness
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Awful experience. Idiot "Medical Assistant" calls to send to PCP for labs when you are sitting in waiting room for appointment. Another "Medical Assistant" falsified documentation of phone call placed and voicemail left when not done. Obtaining phone records to present to Medical Board with...Read More
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From around 2009-2018 I had severe low back, hip, and leg pain. Now I am pain free after surgery and trying to get back In shape!
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I felt that Dr. Schlesinger and staff did all they could for me to avoid surgery which I appreciated. However having the surgery, everything went well and as of today I’m very glad I had it!
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I felt comfortable in all my visits to clinic and the surgery center. I would definitely recommend to family and friends. I am glad I had the surgery, I just wish I did it sooner.
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I had spinal decompression surgery as an out patient. The staff is very knowledgeable and Dr Schlesinger game in the prep room to let us know exactly the procedure he was doing making be feel very confident and relaxed.
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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