Dr. Thomas Staner, MD

Dr. Thomas Staner, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
Dr. Thomas Staner, MD is a neurology specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 40 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

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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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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 91% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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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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