Dr. Steven Cathey, MD


Neurosurgery | Male

Central Arkansas Neurosurgery 3500 Springhill Dr Ste 201 North Little Rock, AR 72117 Get Directions
Dr. Steven Cathey, MD

Dr. Steven Cathey, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in North Little Rock, AR. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 35 years. Dr. Cathey is affiliated with Arkansas Surgical Hospital.

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    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Cabot, AR |
I saw Dr Cathey recently. I saw him about lower back pain, I've had surgery in the past and Dr Cathey was adamant that he didn't "believe" in lower back surgery. Suggested that I was stupid for having it before. I asked what I could do about the pain and he said pain pills, I told him that I had trouble functioning with pain meds. When I asked what other options I have, he said a Wheel chair. He said "the bad news is, you'll probably live another 20 years!" Unbelievable! No compassion
Bryant, AR |
This doctor is a complete joke. I was in a car accident and went it for an appointment. He didn't spent 2 minutes with me, told me there was nothing he could do and that he wasn't that kind of doctor, then proceeded to take $300. Additionally the AC sounded like it was going to blow up and I wasn't even greeted by a nurse upon arrival. The check in counter has a closed window and they didn't open for like 20 minutes.
in Hollister, Mo 65672 |
I called Joni chy at serc pt in Harrison as I was desire ate to find a good spine surgeon. Joni referred me to Dr. Steven cathey stating all of his patience did really well in recovery. Through Joni I was able to get an appointment. II cannot say enough about Dr .Cathey and his staff. From the time my first appointment to the lasti I was treated with the most respect by thr kindest staff. Thank you, Joni
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Dr. Cathey's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Arkansas not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Part of Spine Program Top 1% in Nation, 2012
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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Vascular Disease


  • Medical School
    University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Baylor University

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences

    Completed in 1988

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Arkansas Monticello

    Graduated in 1978

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities