Dr. Steven Dutcher, DO

Dr. Steven Dutcher, DO

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Neurosurgery  |  
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49 y/o
(43)

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Dr. Steven Dutcher, DO is a neurosurgery specialist in Wellington, FL and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine surgery, and more.

Palm Beach Neurosurgery, LLC

3319 S State Road 7 Ste 313

Wellington, FL 33449
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Myelopathy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pathological Spine Fracture
very high
more than 96% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dutcher "Extensive training puts neurosurgeons in a league of their own. The physicians at Palm Beach Neurosurgery are leaders in incorporating new technologies into the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of patients. We are committed to giving personal attention and guidance to each patient throughout surgical and nonsurgical treatment and recovery."
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Tumor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Wayne State University-Osteopathic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Wayne State University-Neurological Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dutcher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dutcher's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dutcher to family and friends
4.1
based on 43 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Dutcher's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

He is the best at what he does. My husband, after 12 surgeries (not all done by him) he put my husband back together again., making all screws and rods align from previous surgeries.. He pulled it all out and did just two rods and 10 or 12 screws. My man is now standing straight and feeling...more
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Dr. Dutcher is an outstanding neurosurgeon. I had no discs left in my spine and had horrendous pain from sciatica. I could not stand, walk, sit or sleep without pain. The day after my surgery, I was discharged and walking with no pain at all.
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He cared.
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Dr Dutcher is a fantastic doctor and for sure someone who you can trust
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