Dr. Stephen Shogan, MD

Dr. Stephen Shogan, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
67 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Stephen Shogan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 42 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and spinal cord injury medicine.Read his story

Colorado Neurosurgery Associates

4700 Hale Pkwy Ste 360

Denver, CO 80220
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

Learn about Dr. Shogan

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Top Care Areas

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

Spine Disorders
more than 78% of peers
Thoracic Spine Fracture
more than 78% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
more than 77% of peers

Dr. Shogan'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.

Dr. Shogan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shogan "Stephen Shogan, MD, is a Detroit native and a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed his neurosurgical residency at the University of Michigan Medical Center in 1982, and is a member of both the Denver Medical Society and Colorado Neurosurgical Society. Dr. Shogan has been listed as one of 5280 Magazine's Top Doctors" for neurosurgery sixteen years in a row. From 1982 to 1984, Dr. Shogan was an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, as well as the Medical Co-Director of Neurology-Neurosurgery Intensive Care Unit at Denver General Hospital.Since 1984 he has served as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology as well as the Chief of Neurosurgery at Rose Medical Center. From 1993 to 1995 he also acted as the Medical Staff President at Rose Medical Center, and he holds a Diplomate certification from both the American Board of Neurological Surgery (1985) and from the National Board of Medical Examiners (1977).Dr. Shogan is married and has three children."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shogan "My approach is compassionate, comprehensive and patient-centered. By involving my patients fully in their neurosurgical care, I arm them with the information they need to take full advantage of their treatment and be entirely involved in the process. My treatment approach is sound, reasonable, and appropriate, in order to provide my patients with the best care possible with the least invasive approach."

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • University Of Michigan Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Michigan Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 5280 Top Doctor, 2011
Media & Publications

Dr. Shogan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shogan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shogan to family and friends
25 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shogan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Four of Dr. Shogan's patients recommended him to me. All four were enthusiastic about his ability, treatment recommendations, and their outcomes. Based on my experiences thuds far I believe their recommendations were sound and accurate. I'm at the beginning of my treatment. Dr. Shogan thoroughly...more
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Dr. Shogan came highly recommended to me by my primary physician who told me "Shogan is the best in the business anywhere". After being under his care along with his PA for the last 4 years thru surgery, post op and maintenance I can say without doubt-Yes he is the best. I consider it a privilege...more
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An excellent physician! My wife crushed her L2 vertebrae and needed an exam by a neurosurgeon. My daughter works with neurosurgeon offices in the Denver area suppling them with neuro-monitoring equipment. She recommended Dr. Shogan and she was right on the mark! His exam was thorough and he took...more
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A very respectful, informative, caring and professional experience. The office is comfortable, and everyone on the office staff is friendly and kind.
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Dr. Shogan and his PA, Becky, are amazing. I am having a reservoir placed in my brain to treat cancer. He made me completely comfortable with him and the procedure.
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