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Dr. Stephen Johnson, MD

Dr. Stephen Johnson, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 69


Dr. Stephen Johnson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 45 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.


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(303) 861-2266

Dr. Johnson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Whole Health Colorado Front Range
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Kaiser Permanente
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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

Treatment Frequency
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
Spondylosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnson treats Spondylosis more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Johnson treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

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

Dr. Johnson's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Stephen Johnson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 45 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Virginia Mason 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

5 Stars
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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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Very knowledgeable.
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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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