Dr. Timothy Steege, MD

Dr. Timothy Steege, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Timothy Steege, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Stanford University in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery.

801 Broadway Ste 617

Seattle, WA 98122

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Steege'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*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Spine Deformities
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease


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25  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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.


  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of Washington
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Utah
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Steege has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Steege's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Steege to family and friends
24 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Steege's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I would and have recommended Dr. Steege not only to my family but to several friends. I had three surgeries performed by him and each one was great. The outcome was far more than I expected, not needing any pain meds what so ever. Dr. Steege was very professional and has a great bed side manner...more
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I went into surgery yesterday (November 10, 2016) for the removal of a fairly large synovial cyst on my lower spine. Dr. Steege and the surgical team at Swedish Medical Center were outstanding. The medical procedure went as planned and I came home the same day with very little pain. I never...more
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Dr. Steege and his PA, Mr. Gupta were both very courteous and helpful. But hey disputed the radiologist's reading of my MRI. Dr. Steege indicated he believed the radiologist saw things that weren't there and indicated he's had this issue with other MRIs she's read. While I appreciate a doctor...more
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Beating around the bush ignoring the issues of the patient that their facing. Instead of reviewing the current mri, he was reviewing an old mri stating there's nothing wrong. But yet he notes the weakness.
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My entire experience with Dr. Steege has been great. From my initial appointment, through surgery and recovery to ongoing monitoring I am getting excellent care and all the information I need
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