Dr. Stephen Gardner, MD

Dr. Stephen Gardner, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Stephen Gardner, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Greenville, SC and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1974 and specializes in neurosurgery.

109 Doctors Dr

Greenville, SC 29605

Contact Information

(864) 797-7150

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
normal
more than 76% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 75% of peers
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
normal
more than 72% of peers

Dr. Gardner'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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20  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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

  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Med College Va
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Med College Va
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Med College Va
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gardner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gardner's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gardner to family and friends
22 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Gardner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Gardner has been my neurosurgeon for 8+ years. I only trust him. Listens to me and talks to me like a human. And his staff is the BEST!!! They are family with me.
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Dr. Gardner has been my neurosurgeon for 33 years and has performed surgeries on both my neck and lower back. Each time the surgery was successful. Dr. Gardner is very knowledgeable and an extremely skilled neurosurgeon. He explains things so I can understand and he respects what I have to say. He...more
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I would recommend anyone who has any neuro needs to visit Dr. Gardner. He did my first ACDF surgery in 2014 and I was extremely pleased with it. He will be doing another one on me here in the next couple of weeks. All if the office staff us friendly except for the financial lady Jamie. She was...more
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Snide comments, talks down to patient, no bedside manner, treated us like we were bothering him when we were referred to him (we didn't ask for the referral), left office without finishing the appointment, then he confronted me in the lobby about what he did wrong.
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