Dr. Stephen Hipp, MD

Dr. Stephen Hipp, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(37)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Stephen Hipp, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Charlotte, NC. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

2801 Randolph Rd Ste 100

Charlotte, NC 28211

Contact Information

(704) 367-4800

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Spondylosis
high
more than 85% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
high
more than 83% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North 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

  • UNIV OF NC CHAPEL HILL SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Al Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Nc Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hipp has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Hipp does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Hipp and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Hipp's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hipp to family and friends
2.8
based on 37 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (18)

Dr. Hipp's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Bradenton, FL |
Dr Hipp changed my life. After twenty years of severe lower back pain and the beginning of foot drop I surrendered to the need for surgery. It was a last resort. Since the day of the surgery, nineteen years ago, I have not had one episode of back pain. NOT ONE. I am an active, healthy, happy,...more
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in Kings Mountain, NC |
AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME, my surgery was 4/18/17 and I have never felt better, I will recommend Dr Hipp to family and friends. Veterans Choice did a good job referring me to Dr Hipp.
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in Kannapolis, NC |
In my opinion, Dr. Hipp and his P.A. are either incompetent or negligent. I was sent here through the Veteran's HealthChoice program after my V.A. neurologist was very concerned about my constant headaches stemming from MRI results showing moderate to severe disc degeneration in my cervical...more
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Charlotte, NC |
Dr. Hipp is possibly well known for his dry sarcasm, however, as a surgeon, he is extremely competent. Even the hospital nurses will tell you that you definitely want to listen to his instructions, however, if they were having an ACDF, he is "the doctor" that they would use. I had no issues with...more
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in Charlotte, NC |
So I will admit I was nervous going into this appointment because of the reviews on here, however, he is simply amazing. He is a firm doctor who wants to take care of you, so if you aren't letting him or aren't getting your way then that's why you left a bad review. He was so kind and helpful. He...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hipp accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Hipp has admitting privileges

Novant Health - Presbyterian Medical Center
200 Hawthorne Ln
Charlotte, NC 28204
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