Dr. Stephen Johnson, MD

Dr. Stephen Johnson, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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69 y/o
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Dr. Stephen Johnson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 44 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Western Neurological Group PC

1601 E 19th Ave Ste 4400

Denver, CO 80218
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Colorado
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Johnson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnson treats Myelopathy more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Johnson treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnson treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Johnson treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnson treats Spine Disorders more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Johnson treats this condition more than 81% 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

About Me

Biography

Dr. Stephen Johnson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 44 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Virginia Mason Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
  • New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine
    Internship Hospital
  • 1974
    University of Tennessee College of Medicine
    Medical School
    1974

Awards

Dr. Johnson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Johnson

3.7

Based on 12 reviews

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1 Star
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My spine surgery was very extensive ... and successful! Dr. Johnson is very caring and concerned for a patients welfare. He spends the time to explain all aspects of an MRI and subsequent surgery, if required. Hospital nurses said I was lucky to have had him as a surgeon, as his outcomes are...Read More
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I'm glad everyone else seems to have had positive experiences with Dr. Johnson, but that was not my case. He seemed very invested in treating what the MRI showed instead of my actual symptoms, and he did not listen to me or believe what I said. He also jabbed me with a safety pin repeatedly even...Read More
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He was very thorough in his evaluation and spent 1 hour and 30 minutes on my first visit going over my MRI of the spine and explaining in detail the surgery needed and the recovery. He also detailed carefully all of the possible complications and risks of the surgery. He rates with the very best of...Read More
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Aetna
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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Kaiser Permanente
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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UnitedHealthCare
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