Dr. Stephen Pirris, MD

Dr. Stephen Pirris, MD

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Age 42
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Dr. Stephen Pirris, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Jacksonville, FL and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus in 2002 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine reconstructive surgery, and more.Read his story

4205 Belfort Rd Ste 1100

Jacksonville, FL 32216

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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. Pirris' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pirris treats Myelopathy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Pirris treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Scoliosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pirris treats Scoliosis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Pirris treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pirris treats Spine Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Pirris treats this condition more than 98% 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

Dr. Pirris' conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Bone Cancer
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
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)
Neuroplasty
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Scoliosis
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Surgery
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Matching the correct patient to the proper treatment plan.  Spine surgery involves many variables and each patient has a unique presentation.  The goal is to find the least disruptive way to achieve symptom relief for each individual patient.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2009
    University Of Pittsburgh Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital
    2009
  • 2003
    University Of Pittsburgh Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital
    2003
  • 2002
    University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Medical School
    2002
  • 1998
    University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Undergraduate School
    1998

Awards

Dr. Pirris' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pirris

4.7

Based on 25 reviews

5 Stars
92%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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I have no issues with Dr Pirris at all. he is the best. I do however have an issue with their office policy. I have had two major back surgeries within a one year period with Dr. Pirris. These were both in depth surgeries. I am now due to have my one year checkup and since then my cobra insurance...Read More
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Dr. Pirris is very professional and conscience. I am very comfortable with him and am very satisfied not only with him but his entire office staff. They treat patients with kindness and caring. Questions answered quickly with what you can understand.
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Dr. Pirris is phenomenal! I had a MRI that showed a disc in my neck that had protruded thru my spinal fluid and was jammed up against my spinal cord. I was in serious pain and a risk of being paralyzed. On 3/6/18 he performed an Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion at the C 3-4 level. I woke up...Read More
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Dr. Stephen Pirris, neurosurgeon at St. Vincents Brain and Spine Institute, has performed 4 surgeries on me, including a neck fusion and 2 back fusions. He always takes the time needed to explain all options and never leaves you feeling hurried in an appointment. When performing surgery, Dr....Read More
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Dr Pirris did my neck (C6-C7) fusion in July of 2017. He did a fantastic job. I had no pain after surgery and felt great. when it was time to start therapy everything went good and I do my exercises daily. I am pain free after 9 months and loving life again, at 66 years old. I would recommend him...Read More
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Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
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Medical Mutual of Ohio
Medico
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
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Options PPO
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