Dr. Stephen Gaede, MD

Dr. Stephen Gaede, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Stephen Gaede, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tulsa, OK and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery.

6802 S Olympia Ave

Tulsa, OK 74132

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Community Care Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Dr. Gaede's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaede treats Low Back Pain more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Gaede treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaede treats Spine Disorders more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Gaede treats this condition more than 93% 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
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaede treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Gaede treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Gaede's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

By concentrating on our special areas of interest and expertise, we can fulfill our goal of becoming the leading provider of neurosurgical services in Eastern Oklahoma. We will always place quality of care above cost considerations in this age of 'managed' care and will pay close attention to patient confidentiality in the process.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1985
University of Missouri-Columbia Medical Center, Neurological Surgery
Residency Hospital
1981
University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Neurology & General Surgery
Residency Hospital
1980
University Of Oklahoma Health Science Center
Internship Hospital
1979
University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
Medical School
1985
1981
1980
1979

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Problems associated with multiple trauma, 1990
  • Unusual problems for the physician managing a hospital patient who received a malicious insulin over dosage, 1985

Dr. Gaede's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gaede

4.3

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
79.16666666666667%
(19)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
16.666666666666668%
(4)

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What People Say About Dr. Stephen Gaede, MD
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Had back surgery at L5/S1. I have not had any more pain from that area, but I have had lots of pain in SI joints and facet joints about at the lower back right about my waist.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Blue Choice
Community Care Network
Standard Network PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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