Dr. Stephen Griffith, MD

Dr. Stephen Griffith, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Stephen Griffith, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University / School of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

4320 Wornall Rd Ste 710

Kansas City, MO 64111

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

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Spinal Cord Stimulation
very high
more than 95% of peers
very high
more than 94% of peers
Brain Surgery
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Griffith's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Griffith "Stephen E. Griffith, M.D., is a board-certified neurosurgeon at Saint Luke's Hospital. He is a specialist in the area of stereotactic and functional neurosurgery. Dr. Griffith attended medical school at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, and went on to complete his neurosurgery residency at University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. He performed his fellowship training at Oregon Health and Sciences University. Dr. Griffith offers expeditious consultation and neurosurgical expertise in the areas of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery for Parkinson's disease and essential tremor, as well as comprehensive evaluation and treatment for trigeminal neuralgia and other facial pain syndromes. He performs endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery, as well as ulnar nerve surgery. Dr. Griffith also practices epilepsy surgery, brain tumor surgery, as well as spine surgery and trauma neurosurgery."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Griffith "Dr. Griffith's care philosophy is to treat all patients as he would a family member, with sound clinical decision-making and care, compassion, and empathy.  He believes in taking time to listen to the patient, taking time to understand and evaluate each clinical situation followed by the implementation of a coherent treatment strategy."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

43  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Oklahoma City University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Saint Louis University / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Functional & Stereotoetic Surg
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Oregon Health And Science University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Griffith's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Griffith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

One year ago Doctor Griffith saved my life. As a fifty-five year old male, with Trigeminal Neuralgia, I suffered from extreme facial pain that brought my life to a standstill. Dr. Griffith and his staff reassured me they could give me my life back and they did. My facial pain was gone when I awoke...more
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I'm so very pleased to say Dt Griffith is absolutely wonderful. Thank you St Luke's for referring me to him for my care Marcia Champion
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