Dr. Steven Sanders, MD

Dr. Steven Sanders, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Steven Sanders, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Knoxville, TN. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

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

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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

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Paracentesis
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery

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

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Dr. Sanders' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sanders to family and friends
3.7
based on 19 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Sevierville, TN |
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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in Spring City, TN |
I'm at a 4 star right now, only because I haven't had my surgery as of let. But thus far I have been met with professionalism, courtesy and concern for my well-being. I did not feel the doctor Sanders was trying to Band-Aid my pain with pills. He clearly wanted to resolve and fix my problem in my...more
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Memphis, TN |
Absolutely the worst experience I've ever had with a Dr. He is very rude and demeaning and doesn't take the time of day for you to even say what issues you are having. He actually walked out of the room as I was asking him a question. I'll never go back to him. Too many other great choices out...more
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in Knoxville, TN |
My experience with Dr. Sanders was incredibly terrible. His practice felt like a pill mill. All requests for education on my spinal injury were met with failure. All questions fell on deaf ears. Relatives even came to appointments just to plead with him to discuss the options at hand. His ONLY...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sanders accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Blue Network E
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Sanders has admitting privileges

Parkwest Medical Center
9352 Park West Blvd
Knoxville, TN 37923
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