Dr. Scott Stanley, MD

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Dr. Scott Stanley, MD

My spine surgery practice is focused on complex disorders of the cervical and lumbar spine, disc replacement, microsurgical techniques, stem cell therapy, scoliosis and revision spine surgery. I attended Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine followed by an orthopedic surgery residency at the same institution. I am fellowship trained in adult and pediatric spine surgery and board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, subspecialized in Spine Surgery. I treat a broad spectrum of spinal disorders. I enjoy seeing patients with neck and low back conditions, including sciatica, stenosis, herniated discs, scoliosis, spondylolisthesis, degenerative disc disease, tumor reconstruction, and fractures. My practice offers individualized care with non-operative options, as well as traditional and minimally-invasive surgical techniques. I am a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and an active member of the North American Spine Society. I hold multiple U.S. and international patents in spinal implant design and am a frequent presenter in my field. I enjoy sharing my motivation with others and have received the Parker Adventist Hospital Humanitarian Award for my voluntary work in Inner Mongolia to treat underserved patients and educate local surgeons.

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Dr. Stanley's Care Philosophy

My philosophy of care is to first listen to the patient. The second step is to provide the patient with the best of care, utilizing the most trusted techniques and technologies, and applying the same consideration and compassion that I would to any member of my family.

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    Dr. Stanley's Reviews

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    4.1
    based on 18 total reviews (5 with comments)
    Dr. Stanley's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Comments (5)
    in Denver, CO |
    I can't recommend Dr. Stanley highly enough. Not only is he an excellent doctor, but he is caring and compassionate too. I had been having lower back problems for over a year and seen several orthopedic and neuro doctors. They ran tests and performed some non-surgical procedures, but none of them took the time to really LISTEN to my story. My medical problem was much worse that what the MRI showed, and Dr. Stanley did a great job of getting me patched-up. Go see Dr. Stanley first!
    in Aurora, CO |
    CrossFit injuries resulted in failed neck fusion from a previous surgeon and no disc left at L5, S1. After much consultation with Dr. Stanley we started with a successful revision of my neck. A year later, all options exhausted, we moved forward with a fusion of L5, S1. I don't say this lightly, Dr. Stanley has changed my life. The only thing exceeding his bedside manner and genuine concern for my wellbeing is his surgical skill. I will forever be indebted to this gifted and amazing Doctor.
    in Aurora |
    Dr. Stanley performed a spinal fusion L5-S1 April 2010 and I have been pain free ever since. This was a condition that most likely was genetic and after seeing my grandmother never leave her chair- I was not going to end up the same. Dr. Stanley was warm, caring and very supportive. The follow up appointments were scheduled efficiently and I never had to wait for more than a few minutes. Sept 2016 saw me back in their office with a torn meniscus in my left knee, same level of excellent care
    Thank you for your kind words.
    Elizabeth, CO |
    Good explanation beforehand for T-region fusion and very good experience overall--until after the surgery. Experiencing back pain(s) due to installed screws/hardware. Had therapeutic injections: first time, no relief, second time, great relief! Called same day of injections and left a msg with med asst to see, "okay, what's next"--"do I need a followup appt for next shots?" After no response (and 15 days) I called back to inquire. Told I left no msg. I'm off to find another doctor.
    in Denver, CO |
    By far the WORST experience I have ever had at a doctors office. Never see Dr. Stanley. They are very rude and they do not follow-up even after three weeks of my calling them to figure out what was taking so long. THREE WEEKS! They scheduled me for an appointment that I did NOT confirm with them, then refused to see me saying I missed an appointment. I don't know how I can miss an appointment that I did not schedule or confirm, but somehow I did and now I have to find a new doctor.
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    My spine surgery practice is focused on complex disorders of the cervical and lumbar spine, disc replacement, microsurgical techniques, stem cell therapy, scoliosis and revision spine surgery.  I attended Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine followed by an orthopedic surgery residency at the same institution.  I am fellowship trained in adult and pediatric spine surgery and board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, subspecialized in Spine Surgery.

    I treat a broad spectrum of spinal disorders.  I enjoy seeing patients with neck and low back conditions, including sciatica, stenosis, herniated discs, scoliosis, spondylolisthesis, degenerative disc disease, tumor reconstruction, and fractures.  My practice offers individualized care with non-operative options, as well as traditional and minimally-invasive surgical techniques.

    I am a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and an active member of the North American Spine Society.  I hold multiple U.S. and international patents in spinal implant design and am a frequent presenter in my field.  I enjoy sharing my motivation with others and have received the Parker Adventist Hospital Humanitarian Award for my voluntary work in Inner Mongolia to treat underserved patients and educate local surgeons.

    Dr. Stanley's Care Philosophy

    My philosophy of care is to first listen to the patient. The second step is to provide the patient with the best of care, utilizing the most trusted techniques and technologies, and applying the same consideration and compassion that I would to any member of my family.

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

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

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
    • Adult Scoliosis
    • Adult Spina Bifida
    • Antalgic Gait
    • Arthritis of the Neck
    • Arthritis of the Spine
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Cancer
    • Broken Neck
    • Cervical Disc Degeneration
    • Cervical Radiculopathy
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
    • Cervical Sprain
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Compression Fracture
    • Craniospinal Trauma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Degenerative Scoliosis
    • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Discitis
    • Discogenic Pain
    • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Herniated Disc
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Kyphosis
    • Lordosis
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
    • Lumbar Herniated Disc
    • Lumbar Radiculopathy
    • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Lumbar Sprain
    • Metastatic Cancer
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Bone Trauma
    • Neck Injuries
    • Neck Muscle Strain
    • Neck Pain
    • Neck Sprain
    • Occult Spinal Dysraphism
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Scoliosis
    • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
    • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Cancer
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Instability
    • Spinal Shock
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Dislocation
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylarthritis
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Vertebral Fracture
    • Whiplash

    Education

    • Medical School
      Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1999

    • Internship Hospital
      Loyola University Medical Center General Surgery

      Completed in 2000

    • Residency Hospital
      Loyola University Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery

      Completed in 2004

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Skyridge Medical Center Adult and Pediatric Spine Surgery

      Completed in 2005

    • Undergraduate School
      Wheaton College

      Graduated in 1992

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    • Orthopedic Neck Surgery
    • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
    • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
    • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
    • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (ALIF)
    • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
    • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
    • Artificial Disc Replacement
    • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
    • Cervical Disc Replacement
    • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Cervical Microdiscectomy
    • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
    • Cervical Spine Surgery
    • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
    • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
    • Complex Spine Surgery
    • Disc Replacement
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
    • Kyphoplasty
    • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
    • Kyphosis Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Laminectomy
    • Laminoplasty
    • Laminotomy
    • Low Back Procedure
    • Lower Spine Surgery
    • Lumbar Disc Replacement
    • Lumbar Fusion
    • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
    • Lumbar Spine Surgery
    • Microdiscectomy
    • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
    • Minimal Access Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neck Pain Procedure
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    • Pediatric Spine Surgery
    • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
    • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Surgery
    • Spinal Discectomy
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Internal Fixation
    • Spinal Reconstruction
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spinal Tumor Surgery
    • Spine Surgery
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
    • Steroid Injection
    • Total Disc Replacement
    • Trigger Point Injection