Dr. Steven Sanders, MD

Dr. Steven Sanders, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Steven Sanders, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery.

9314 Park West Blvd Ste 200

Knoxville, TN 37923

Contact Information

(865) 694-0577

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. Sanders performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Sanders'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*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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16  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

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Tn Tchg Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • In University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • In University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sanders has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Sanders does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Sanders and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Sanders' Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sanders to family and friends
23 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Sanders' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Run away and don't look back! This doctor lets his staff do the doctoring and they will let you die! Don't say you weren't warned!
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I had to give him one star but that is actually better than he deserves. If he messes you up, which in all likelyhood he will, he will not try to fix it. Just please do not go to this Doctor. I would not want to see you hurt like i am, with serious issues like I have now. Please run away as...more
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By far the absolute worst dr I've ever had. Inattentive, unconcerned, and always absent, leaving his PA to do his job when you're paying for HIS time. One of the worst nurses too. Failed at my surgery, failed me.
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I waited more than one and a half hours to see doctor and then when he did come he had no idea why I was there despite claiming he had read my chart. His staff is unorganized and he and his nurse do not listen to patients - overall worst experience I have had in a long time
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5 years ago Dr Sanders performed a C5-C6, C6-C7 cervical fusion to fix a severely impinged nerve. I had lost function of my right arm. I woke up in recovery with full function and 5 years later I am still problem free. Everything about my experience was top notch. I have a hard time believing any...more
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