Dr. Scott Schlesinger, MD

Dr. Scott Schlesinger, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(283)
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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
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 87% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 86% of peers

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Dr. Schlesinger's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Schlesinger "BOARD CERTIFICATION American Board of Neurological Surgery FELLOWSHIP Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois,Lausanne, Switzerland GENERAL SURGERY INTERNSHIP University of Texas Health Sciences Center,Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX NEUROSURGERY RESIDENCY University of Texas Health Sciences Center,Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX MEDICAL DEGREE University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences,Little Rock, AR VOTED Top 10 Neurological Surgeon Specialist by Vitals, Best 2014 Little Rock Surgeon, Top Professional Healthcare Provider 2016 INNOVATION Invention of the MIG-LIF procedure The Legacy Spinous Process MIG-LIF procedure is one of the most advanced and innovative MIS lumbar fusion procedures in the world. The surgery is often performed outpatient or with shorter hospital stays allowing for quicker recovery time, reduced post-op pain, lower risk of MRSA infections and lower costs."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schlesinger "My goal with every patient is to determine the least invasive treatment, non-surgical or surgical, that will deliver my patients the greatest benefits."
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Specialties

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

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

21

Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arkansas.

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schlesinger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schlesinger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schlesinger to family and friends
4.5
based on 283 total reviews (30 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (283)

  • 5
    (238)
  • 4
    (9)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (31)

Dr. Schlesinger's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (30)

The nerve pain in my arm was immediately relieved following surgery. First time even to wake up from surgery and be basically pain free.
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Great experience. Dr. Schlesinger was very knowledgeable and spent a lot of time with me. He and his staff did a great job! —Parker Brooks
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My foot is not numb. I do not slouch when I stand up. I stand taller & feel better than I have in 2 or 3 years. The burning in my legs is gone. Can get up out of bed in a hurry if needed! - Travis
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in Toronto, ON
I live in Abu Dhabi, UAE and was suffering severe pain on my right side lower back, hip and leg. I also had numbness and tingling in left upper thigh with walking. I was seen by a Neurosurgeon at Cleveland Clinic in Abu Dhabi and was told I need fusion surgery L5/S1. I did some research on the...more
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in Toronto, ON
My family doctor could see my pain was 10/10 after a fall. He called and got me a same-day appointment with Dr. Schlesinger. Within 1.5 weeks I was in for surgery and it fixed my pain immediately. Dr. Schlesinger was great to explain everything, show me my MRI and had great bedside manners before...more
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