Dr. Stephen Tolhurst, MD

Dr. Stephen Tolhurst, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
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Dr. Stephen Tolhurst, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Flower Mound, TX and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from U OF CHGO DIV OF BIO SCI PRITZKER SCH OF MED in 2006 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

4401 Long Prairie Rd Ste 500

Flower Mound, TX 75028

Contact Information

(972) 956-8181

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Tolhurst'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tolhurst "I treat every patient as though they were a member of my family. My goal is to return patients to the lifestyle they enjoyed before their pain began. I hold surgery as a last resort, and will do everything possible to achieve a great result for you."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

76  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University of Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • U OF CHGO DIV OF BIO SCI PRITZKER SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tolhurst has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tolhurst's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tolhurst to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Tolhurst's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Everyone at the Texas Back Institute in Denton are wonderful. Dr. Tolhurst is a wonderful and very professional doctor. He was very thorough on the exams and in explaining every thing to me. He has a wonderful bed side manner and very courteous to my family. If every I am in need again I will...more
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Dr. Tolhurst and his staff have consistently provided excellent care. Sometimes as a professional I have to reschedule my appointment several times. His staff is always accommodating. Also, I ask a lot of questions. Dr. Tolhurst takes the time to answer my questions and to make sure that I truly...more
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