Dr. Steven Murk, MD

Dr. Steven Murk, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
66 y/o
(55)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Steven Murk, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Colorado Springs Neurological Associates

2312 N Nevada Ave Ste 100

Colorado Springs, CO 80907
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Colorado Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Zurich

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Top Care Areas

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

Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
normal
more than 72% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
normal
more than 63% of peers
Low Back Pain
normal
more than 62% of peers

Dr. Murk'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. Murk "Colorado Springs Neurological Associates is committed to improving the lives of patients and their families by providing exceptional, compassionate, and high quality healthcare that promotes the dignity and well-being of the people we serve. Each patients comfort is our main concern. We believe that it is important to develop a doctor - patient relationship based upon mutual respect and trust. If you're looking for a professional team to help you, or if you're having trouble living with one of the many neurological or neurosurgical disorders, please do not hesitate to call Colorado Springs Neurological Associates."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

27  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

5  Procedures

  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Discectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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 California San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • University Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Murk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Murk's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Murk to family and friends
55 total reviews (19 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (55)

  • 5
    (44)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Murk'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

Dr. Murk is wonderful, but after being told he is accepting new patients I was informed he is retiring at the end of April and I'll be transferred to another doctor. Wait time is now been 90 minutes past my scheduled appointment time and there's no indication that I will be seen anytime soon. The...more
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Dr. Murk is by far the biggest hero in my life. Was there waiting? Of course, but I’d wait three hours to see him. He’s a specialist, the most patient and kind doctor I’ve ever met. He knew the extreme pain I was in and helped me through it. Between his thorough explanations and his answers to my...more
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He lied about everything. He told me the recovery period would be a couple days at most and it was months, so I lost my job. He made it seem as though the payments would be a small fraction of what they were, and I'm getting piled with thousands of dollars in bills. He was late to absolutely every...more
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Dr Steven Murk is a healing professional. He listens to his patients and is 100% invested in getting the best care and follow up for his patients. He is compassionate and caring. You never feel rushed with him during your appointment
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Dr. Murk treated my son after a motorcycle accident and was up front honest and more compassionate than I’ve seen in years from any medical professional. When I injured my back he worked with me to do everything possible to fix it to avoid surgery. Unfortunately it was to a point that I needed...more
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Thank you for taking the time share your experience with us Vicki. We value patient feedback.

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