Dr. Steven Abram, MD

Dr. Steven Abram, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
(31)
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Dr. Steven Abram, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2011 Murphy Ave Ste 301

Nashville, TN 37203

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 95% of peers
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 93% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Abram'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Ucsf Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abram has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abram's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abram to family and friends
31 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Abram's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

He doesn't get in a hurry to read the results from test .Very slow it has been a month still don't know anything.
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Dr. Abram was wonderful. I herniated a disc, was in terrible pain and my leg was partially paralyzed. I needed surgery and there were no appointments for 2 weeks, so he actually arranged for the entire team to come in at the crack of dawn so he could perform my surgery and hopefully restore the...more
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Dr. Abram has done multiple procedures on me but only as a last resort. He is very conservative and does not jump to surgery or pain management. He really tries to work through all other options. I have recommended many friends to him. He has a short and concise bedside manner.
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Very poor personality very hateful does not like you input thinks his only opinion that matters
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I do not recommend this doctor!!! when we went for a consultation believe me I left with tears in my eyes and really choked up. I could not sleep for days after the appointment. He does not make u feel comfortable at all and when we asked a question he very rudely said in a very rude tone ok let...more
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