Top Docs 2014 Guide

Calderon, Stephen & Lantner, Howard

  • Neurosurgery

Essential Information

Address 1000 Asylum Ave.
Hartford, CT 06105

Board-certified neurosurgeons STEPHEN CALDERON and HOWARD LANTNER are experts in surgery of the brain and spine. They treat a wide range of spine and brain disorders both non-surgically and surgically when needed. They each have maintained their private neurosurgical practice for over 20 years. All surgical procedures are performed personally by them and they do not utilize residents or students in any surgery. They maintain privileges at Saint Francis Hospital, Hartford Hospital and ECHN in addition to outpatient surgery centers in Glastonbury and Hartford.
Both Drs. Lantner and Calderon are part of the Spine Institute of Connecticut at Saint Francis Hospital. This has promoted collaborative review of challenging cases as well as participation in a national databank to track and analyze outcomes. This has resulted in very effective management of patients with spine problems. All surgical procedures are performed in a state-of-the-art operating room with the latest technology.
Dr. Lantner has received numerous “Top Doc” awards. He is one of the few spine fellowship trained neurosurgeons in Hartford County and has extensive experience with minimally invasive procedures and complex spine surgery. He is the co-director of the Spine Institute of Connecticut at Saint Francis Hospital. He has been the leading surgeon in Connecticut for outpatient spine surgery and the majority of spine surgery in his practice is performed as a same day outpatient procedure. He is available to see patients in Glastonbury, Farmington, Hartford and Enfield offices. For additional information, see
Dr. Calderon has been in practice for over 25 years and specializes in treating a full spectrum of both cranial and spinal disorders. He utilizes the latest techniques and technologies, including minimally invasive cranial and spinal surgery and CyberKnife radiosurgery in both inpatient and outpatient settings. He is Chief of Neurosurgery at Saint Francis. His strong belief in delivering personal, compassionate care to his patients throughout their treatment has resulted in numerous “Top Doctor” awards in Connecticut and Hartford magazines. He sees patients in Hartford and Enfield offices.

Additional Information

Other Office Locations: 704 Hebron Ave., Ste. 103, Glastonbury • (860) 522-7121
11 South Rd., Ste. 250, Farmington • (860) 522-7121
7 Elm St., Ste. 207, Enfield • (860) 522-7121

Calderon, Stephen & Lantner, Howard - Hartford, CT

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