Dr. Thomas Staner, MD

Dr. Thomas Staner, MD

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Age 74
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Dr. Thomas Staner, MD is a neurology specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1969 and specializes in neurology and neurosurgery.

7500 Hugh Daniel Dr Ste 200

Birmingham, AL 35242

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

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Dr. Staner's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Staner performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Staner performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Staner treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Staner treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Staner treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Staner treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Staner's conditions and procedures:

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Alzheimer's Disease
Aneurysm
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Disorders
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dementia
Difficulty With Walking
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Dystonia
EMG (Electromyography)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Headache
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Migraine
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Parkinson's Disease
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Restless Leg Syndrome
Scoliosis
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Disease
Vertigo

About Me

Biography

Dr. Thomas Staner, MD is a neurology specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1969 and specializes in neurology and neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1978
Res-U Wisc Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1975
Portsmouth Genl Hosp
Residency Hospital
1973
University Of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
Residency Hospital
1972
University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Residency Hospital
1970
Northwestern U-Wesley Meml
Internship Hospital
1969
Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
Medical School
1978
1975
1973
1972
1970
1969

Awards

Dr. Staner's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Staner

4.0

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
70.58823529411765%
(12)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
2 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
1 Star
17.647058823529413%
(3)

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Very poor visit beginning with arriving at office for 1:00 appointment only to find door locked and surly staff who pointed out I was interrupting their lunch hour. Waited over 45 minutes to see Dr. Staner, who, when he finally arrived, an extremely poor communicator, very brusque and uncaring...Read More
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Dr. Staner did back surgery for me in 2015, he is a super doctor and I would recommend him to anyone with back issues. The remarkable thing is that he isn't knife happy. He won't operate on anyone who cannot be helped!
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO