Eugene Carragee, MD

Eugene Carragee, MD

Spine surgeon

4.4 out of 5
19 Patient Ratings
7 Patient Comments

Orthopaedic Spine Center

Professional Education

  • Residency: Stanford University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency (1988) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency (1984) CA
  • Internship: Stanford Medicine General Surgery Residency (1983) CA
  • Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine Registrar (1982) 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

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

Administrative Appointments

  • Chief, Spinal Surgery Division (2004 - 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)
  • Spine Consultant for Varsity and NCAA Teams, Stanford University (1993 - Present)

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4.7

Friendliness

4.4

Recommended to others

4.5

Explanations

4.4

Listens

4.3

Includes you in decisions

4.4

Clear Communication

4.4

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.

4.4 out of 5
19 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.