Dr. Stephen Tolhurst, MD

Dr. Stephen Tolhurst, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
(15)
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Dr. Stephen Tolhurst, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Flower Mound, TX. He is 38 years old and has been practicing for 12 years.

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

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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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (ALIF)
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Decompression Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rhizotomy
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tolhurst to family and friends
4.7
based on 15 total reviews (2 with 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)

in Bowie, TX |
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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in Prosper, TX |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Tolhurst accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    HealthKeepers Plus HMO
    HealthKeepers Plus POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Care Security
    Blue Care Security HMO
    Blue Care Security PPO
    Blue Choice
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice POS
    Blue Choice PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement HMO
    Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement PPO
    Blue Preferred
    Blue Preferred PPO
    Blue Solutions HMO
    Blue Traditional
    Blue Traditional HMO
    Blue Traditional POS
    Blue Traditional PPO
    Community Blue PPO
    Federal Employee Program
    Prudent Buyer
    State Employees Program
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna Healthcare of Texas POS
    Cigna Healthcare of Texas PPO
    Cigna Network
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    Choice PPO
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Secure Horizons
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Tolhurst has admitting privileges

Medical City Denton
3535 South I35 East
Denton, TX 76210
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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
6200 W Parker Rd
Plano, TX 75093
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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound
4400 Long Prairie Rd
Flower Mound, TX 75028
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Medical City Plano
3901 W 15th St
Plano, TX 75075
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