In practice since: 1985
- Spine & Neck
4812 South 109th East Avenue, Suite 300, 3rd Floor
Tulsa, OK 74146
Tulsa Bone & Joint Bartlesville
4140 SE Adams Road
Bartlesville, OK 74006
Phone: (918) 392-1400 (Tulsa), 918-214-8232 (Bartlesville)
Fax: (918) 236-4587 (Tulsa), (918) 214-8237 (Bartlesville)
Board Certification: American Board of Neurological Surgery
Residency: Neurosurgical Residency, University of Missouri at Columbia
Neurology/General Surgery, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
Internship: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
MD: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Oklahoma
Oklahoma State Medical Association
American Association of Neurosurgical Surgeons
Tulsa County Medical Society
Steven E. Gaede MD obtained his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma at Norman, Oklahoma and his Medical degree from the University of Oklahoma, College of Medicine.
His first two years of post-graduate training emphasized Internal Medicine, Neurology and General Surgery at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center. He completed Neurological Surgery residency training at the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1985.
Dr. Gaede is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery for the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Tulsa. From 1995 through 2020, he maintained a private neurosurgical practice at Oklahoma Spine and Brain Institute, where he was a partner.
Dr. Gaede has had additional, post-residency training and experience in experience in spine surgery, spinal instrumentation, artificial disc surgery, minimally invasive surgery, CyberKnife and stereotactic brain surgery.
Dr. Gaede has demonstrated clinical research interests. In the FDA trial of Deep Brain Stimulation therapy for Parkinson’s disease and Essential Tremor, Dr. Gaede was the only private practitioner to be named Principal Investigator.
Dr. Gaede was a Principal Investigator for the FDA’s Mobi-C artificial disc trials. The Mobi-C was the first and only artificial disc in the U.S. FDA approved to treat more than one level of the cervical spine. It received FDA approval in August 2013.
Dr. Gaede has had extensive experience in Hospital Administration and has held many leadership positions including the presidency of Tulsa Spine and Specialty Hospital from 2002 to the present. He has been instrumental in the development and growth of TSSH, which has blossomed into a center of excellence, attracting patients for both its unrivaled patient satisfaction surveys and its survey-proven quality.
Dr. Gaede was Board Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery in 1991, and became a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons in 1993.
He is a member of the American Association of Neurosurgical Surgeons, the Oklahoma State Medical Association and the Tulsa County Medical Society.
Dr. Gaede’s areas of special interest include: Spinal Fusion, Microsurgery and Minimally invasive surgery for Lumbar and Cervical Disc Disease and Deep Brain for Parkinson’s Disease and Tremor.
Dr. Gaede’s research experience includes being named an investigator for the Mobi-C cervical artificial disc. Prior to that, he was named one of thirty investigators in the nationwide FDA trial of Deep Brain Stimulation therapy for Parkinson’s and essential tremor.
Dr. Gaede is a Clinical Associate Professor of the Department of Neurosurgery for the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Tulsa.
To learn more about Dr. Gaede, visit his website at http://stevengaedemd.com/ .