Dr. Scott Strenger, MD

Dr. Scott Strenger, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
62 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Scott Strenger, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Somers Point, NJ and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Health Net
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • WellPoint

Learn about Dr. Strenger

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Strenger performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pathological Spine Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Strenger's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Strenger's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Strenger "Scott W. Strenger, MDi, MMM, FACS, FAANS, CPE received his medical degree from the University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School in 1982. He completed his general surgical residency year and neurosurgical residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York where he was Chief Resident and was awarded the Association of Attending Staff/Bella Tractenberg Award for House Staff Excellence in 1988. In 2002, Dr. Strenger received a Master of Medical Management degree from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Dr. Strenger is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and was awarded Fellowship status in the American College of Surgeons, and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Strenger has held the position of Medical Director, Shore Memorial Hospital Neurosciences Center from 2004-2011, Medical Staff President, Shore Medical Center (2013 & 2014), and has previously served as Chairman of the Department of Surgery (1997-2002), as well as Director of the Division of Neurosurgery at the Atlanticare Regional Medical Center. In 2001,Dr. Strenger was designated a Certified Physician Executive by the Certifying Commission in Medical Management. Dr. Strenger is currently employed by Global Neurosciences Institute and is Director of Neurosurgery for the Aria Health System Institute for Neurosciences, in addition to a staff position in the Drexel Neurosciences Institute of Hahnemann University Hospital. He specializes in microsurgical and minimally invasive techniques for cerebral and spinal disorders, as well as providing general neurosurgical services. He is a member of the North American Spine Society (NASS), American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, and the American Association for Physician Leadership (previously American College of Physician Executives). A long time volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America, Dr. Strenger currently serves as Council President, Jersey Shore Council, B.S.A. and volunteers as senior medical staff for national B.S.A. events."
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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Compression Fracture
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Brandeis U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Mt Sinai Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Mt Sinai Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Tulane Univ. School Of Public Health & Tropical Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Strenger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Strenger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Strenger to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Strenger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I had a decompressed fracture of the l1 vertebrae in 2010. Dr. Strangle suggested kyphoplasty for my back. After the surgery I was able to walk and dance again. Thanks to Dr. Strengle, I have been able to live a normal life.
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Dr. Strenger performed lumbar surgery on me on February 29th. He is an exceptional surgeon. He is caring and explained every step prior to my surgery. I would strongly recommend Dr. Strenger.
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