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Dr. Steven Zielinski, MD

Neurological Spine Surgery ·  Male · Age 47

Dr. Zielinski

Dr. Steven Zielinski, MD is a neurological spine surgery specialist in Waco, TX and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from McGill University Faculty Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in neurological spine surgery, neurosurgery, and more.


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(254) 732-3987

Dr. Zielinski accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Dr. Zielinski's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zielinski treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Zielinski treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Scoliosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zielinski treats Scoliosis more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Zielinski treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
Herniated Disc
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zielinski treats Herniated Disc more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Zielinski treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Zielinski's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Back Strain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laparoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Muscle Strain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine and Back Procedures
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Texas Spine and Neurosurgery is a neurosurgical practice which specializes in the coordination of both surgical and conservative treatment options.  We treat herniated discs, spinal stenosis, radiculopathy, spondylolisthesis, spondylosis, pars d...

Specialties

  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2002
Stanford University
Fellowship Hospital
1995
McGill University Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
2002
1995

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • J.W. McConnell Award Top 5% of Medical Class, 1993
  • Money Magazine; Ranked First in Back & Neck Surgery on West Coast of the U.S.A., 2003
  • Dean's List, McGill University, 1990-1995
  • Pratt & Whitney Schalarship, GPA of 3.5+, 1990-1994

Dr. Zielinski's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Zielinski

4.4

Based on 163 reviews

5 Stars
82.82208588957056%
(135)
4 Stars
2.4539877300613497%
(4)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
1.2269938650306749%
(2)
1 Star
13.496932515337424%
(22)

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love the people and the attention to details. whole experience has been great jj J
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I am VERY selective with the Doctors that I trust due to a very extensive history. Dr. Z is very kind and truly cares about his patients. All of the staff here are wonderful. Very helpful and knowledgeable.I would highly recommend this facility for great care
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Dr. Zeliilinski I found to be caring & professional; he did not appear to be one of those watching the clock to get you in & out in 15 minutes. I certainly would recommend him even though I did not have surgery. Amanda though appears less than professional, 3 calls were necessary to schedule an...Read More
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Dr. Zielinski and his staff have always been friendly. When it was time for surgery him and his staff made me feel at ease and stress free.
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I would highly recommend Dr. Zielinski to all my friends and family. His care for my neck issues was the best. I received the best treatment for my neck and feel more confident in doing the things i used to do before my injury. I have a new confidence in life.
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