Eugene Carragee, MD

Spine surgeon

4.6 out of 5
17 Patient Ratings
7 Patient Comments

Orthopaedic Spine Center

Professional Education

  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1988) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1984) CA
  • Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine (1982) CA
  • Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1983) CA
  • Fellowship: University Of Hong Kong (1990) China
  • M.D., Stanford Univ. School of Med. (1982)
  • B.S., State Univ. of New York, Albany, Biology (1977)

Honors & Awards

  • Summa Cum Laude, State University of New York at Albany (1977)
  • Outstanding Research Award, International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (2003)
  • Best Paper Award, International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (2005)
  • Outstanding Paper Award, North American Spine Society (2008 - 03, 01, 00, 1999-97)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Stanford University School of Medicine (1996, 1997, 2004)
  • Clinical Research Award, International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (2009 and 2006)
  • Volvo Clinical Research Award, International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (2000)
  • Leon Wiltse Award, North American Spine Society (2008)
  • Various awards and Commendations, U.S. Army (to present)

Administrative Appointments

  • Spine Consultant for Varsity and NCAA Teams, Stanford University (1993 - Present)
  • Director, Medical Student Education; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine (1990 - Present)
  • Director, Orthopaedic Spine Center at Stanford, Stanford Hospital and Clinics (1990 - Present)
  • Medical Director, Service Quality, Stanford Univeristy Hospital and Clinics (2009 - Present)
  • Chief, Spinal Surgery Division (2004 - Present)

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4.8

Friendliness

4.5

Recommended to others

4.7

Explanations

4.7

Listens

4.6

Includes you in decisions

4.6

Clear Communication

4.6

Confidence in your doctor

4.6

Wait times

SHC Patient, May 2015

Very good.

SHC Patient, May 2015

Good exp. -

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Dr. Carragee & the team were outstanding! I have never had this level of care as the dr. & Stanford Hospital provided. Thank you so much!!

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Overall experience was wonderful. I recommend dr. to others. I'm totally satisfied.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Extremely professional, skilled, caring - staff team & Dr. Carragee -

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

This and my prior experience with this and other providers there has been great and I have recommended many people.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Would have liked to have spent more time with Dr. Carragee.

4.6 out of 5
17 Patient Ratings
7 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, May 2015

Very good.

SHC Patient, May 2015

Good exp. -

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Dr. Carragee & the team were outstanding! I have never had this level of care as the dr. & Stanford Hospital provided. Thank you so much!!

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Overall experience was wonderful. I recommend dr. to others. I'm totally satisfied.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Extremely professional, skilled, caring - staff team & Dr. Carragee -

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

This and my prior experience with this and other providers there has been great and I have recommended many people.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Would have liked to have spent more time with Dr. Carragee.