Dr. Steven Anagnost has dedicated his career to bringing the advantages of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and procedures to Oklahoma, pioneering new laparoscopic spine surgery techniques and bringing these techniques to patients and spine surgeons throughout the world.

As a founding member of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and the Less Exposure Surgery Society, Dr.Steven Anagnost is a world-renowned orthopedic spine surgeon and pioneer in the minimally invasive spine (MIS) surgery community. Dr. Anagnost graduated from Emory University and performed his Spine Surgery fellowship at the prestigious Leatherman Spine Institute. Dr. Anagnost is a friendly, compassionate, and easy-to-talk-to person who is focused on helping his patients make educated decisions. Thousands of happy patients have trusted their spinal care to Dr. Anagnost

Dr. Anagnost came to Tulsa in 1999, to bring the benefits of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery to Oklahoma. Prior to his arrival, there was no Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery being performed in Tulsa. He has patented and pioneered multiple spine surgery techniques and developed new tools and instruments used throughout the world, to improve MIS surgery outcomes, procedures and spinal surgery recovery times. Dr. Anagnost has been recognized as one of the leading innovators in the United States for Minimally Invasive Surgery techniques for spine surgery and procedures.

There has been extensive statistical analysis of Dr. Anagnost’s superior quality of care for his patients. This data was compiled from thousands of patient surgeries performed by Dr. Anagnost, and is found in the now famous LaPolla Report. The report shows that Dr.Steven Anagnost provides superior outcomes when compared to other surgeons in the field of spinal surgery, both in Oklahoma as well as national comparisons. These superior outcomes include shorter length of hospital stay, less blood loss, fewer complications, and lower cost per case.

Board Certification:

• Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
• American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Professional Memberships & Affiliations:

• Oklahoma State Medical Society
• Tulsa County Medical Society
• American Medical Association
• Tulsa County Orthopedic Society
• American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
• North American Spine Society
• Society of Lateral Access Surgery
• Less Exposure Surgery Society
• International Society of Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
• Workers’ Compensation Court
• Independent Medical Examiner
• Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery