Dr. Scott Schlesinger, MD

Dr. Scott Schlesinger, MD

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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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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."

4  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

21  Conditions Treated

21  Procedures

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

  • 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 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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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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