Dr. Stephen Hochschuler, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 75
(7)
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Dr. Stephen Hochschuler, MD
Dr. Stephen Hochschuler, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Plano, TX. He is 75 years old and has been practicing for 49 years. Dr. Hochschuler is affiliated with Baylor Medical Center at Frisco and Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery.

6020 W Parker Rd Ste 200

Plano, TX 75093

Contact Information

(972) 608-5000

Dr. Stephen Hochschuler, MD

Dr. Stephen Hochschuler, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Back Pain
high
more than 88% of peers
Low Back Pain
high
more than 86% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hochschuler "I primarily deal with lumbar spinal problems. I often am referred complex or failed spinal procedures for evaluation and treatment."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Impairment
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Back Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Rigidity
  • Spinal Shock
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

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Procedures

  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Endoscopy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Cortisone Injection
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Boston City Hospital Harvard Surgery Svc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Boston City Hospital Harvard Surgery Svc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971
  • University Tex Sw Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Co-founder, Texas Back Institute; concurrently founder of one of the first back schools in the United States, 1977
Media & Publications
  • Rohan MX Jr, Ohnmeiss DD, Guyer RD, Zigler JE, Blumenthal SL, Hochschuler SH, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF: Relationship between the Length of Time Off Work Pre-operatively and Clinical Outcome at 24-month Follow-up in Patients Undergoing Total Disc Replacement or Fusion.,
  • Guyer RD, McAfee PC, Banco RJ, Bitan FD, Cappuccino A, Geisler FH, Hochschuler SH, Holt RT, Jenis Lg, Majd M, Regan JJ, Tromanhauser SG, Wong DC, Blumenthal SL: Prospective, Randomized, Multicenter Food and Drug Administration Investigational Device Exemption Study of Lumbar Total Disc Replacemen,
  • Dr. Stephen Hochschuler: 6 Points on Healthcare Spending for Spine and Orthopedics,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hochschuler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hochschuler to family and friends
3.1
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Hochschuler's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Frisco, TX |
This doctor performed 3 discectomies on me before finally agreeing to fuse what should have been done the 2nd time. The fusion he did did not take because he did not use enough material, according to Chief Neurosurgeon at Hospital Univ of Pa. I was in pain for 10 years from what this man did to me. See a Neurosurgeon if you have spinal nerve pain. I wouldn't go back if he were the only doctor in Texas.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hochschuler accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Hochschuler has admitting privileges

Baylor Medical Center at Frisco
5601 Warren Pkwy
Frisco, TX 75034
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