Dr. Stephen Pledger, MD

Dr. Stephen Pledger, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
73 y/o
(7)

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Dr. Stephen Pledger, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Middletown, OH and has been practicing for 48 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and spinal cord injury medicine.

Pledger Orthopedic Spine Center

200 Medical Center Dr Ste 375

Middletown, OH 45005
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Insurance Accepted

  • Comprehensive Benefits Plan
  • GENERAL
  • Health Net
  • Health Span
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Neighborhood Health Providers
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

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

Coccygeal Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Pledger's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

76  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
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30  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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

  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • St. Mary's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Cincinnati / Main Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pledger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pledger's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pledger to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Pledger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Had a surgery on my back for spondylolthesis for two fusions one for l4 to l5 and l5 to s1 , two incisions one in front & one in back. Afterwards i had complications. Ever time i called to let them Know i was put off, no call backs they weren't worried, my family Dr had to help with everything cuz...more
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