Stephen J. Dante, MD, FACS

4.84 out of 5 (77 ratings, 27 reviews)
Ratings and Reviews


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Neurosurgeon

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery

Professional Type

Cooper and Inspira Neuroscience / Cooper University Physician



Office Locations

Cherry Hill, Egg Harbor Township, Moorestown
Cooper and Inspira Neuroscience at Cherry Hill

2339 Route 70 West
4th Floor
Cherry Hill , NJ 08002
Phone: 855.306.3876
Fax: 856.546.8527
Maps & Directions

Cooper and Inspira Neuroscience at Egg Harbor Township

303 Central Avenue
Unit B
Egg Harbor Township , NJ 08234
Phone: 855.306.3876
Maps & Directions

Cooper University Health Care Moorestown Campus

400 NJ-38
Moorestown Mall
Moorestown , NJ 08057
Phone: 844.752.6673
Maps & Directions

Education & Training

Medical SchoolUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT
InternshipGeneral Surgery - University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA
ResidencyNeurological Surgery - University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA
FellowshipCerebrovascular Surgery - University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA


  • America Medical Association
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society
  • Philadelphia Neurological Society

Awards and Honors

  • Merck Award for Excellence in Surgical Research, 1983


Gardiner, McShane, Kerr, Agarwal, Saylany, Sharma, Joshi, Pierce, Pasao-Pham, Dante, Maloney-Wilensky, Welch: Low-Dose Steroids to Decrease Postoperative Pain and Opioid Use. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. Elsevier, 16(7):523-527, July 2020.

Faught RW, Church EW, Halpern CH, Balmuri U, Attiah MA, Stein SC, Dante SJ, Welch WC, Simeone FA. Long-term quality of life after posterior cervical foraminotomy for radiculopathy. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2016 Mar;142:22-25. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2016.01.013. Epub 2016 Jan 12. PMID: 26802616.

Church EW, Halpern CH, Faught RW, Balmuri U, Attiah MA, Hayden S, Kerr M, Maloney-Wilensky E, Bynum J, Dante SJ, Welch WC, Simeone FA. Cervical laminoforaminotomy for radiculopathy: Symptomatic and functional outcomes in a large cohort with long-term follow-up. Surg Neurol Int. 2014 Dec 30;5(Suppl 15):S536-43. doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.148029. PMID: 25593773; PMCID: PMC4287901.

Mummaneni PV, Whitmore RG, Curran JN, Ziewacz JE, Wadhwa R, Shaffrey CI, Asher AL, Heary RF, Cheng JS, Hurlbert RJ, Douglas AF, Smith JS, Malhotra NR, Dante SJ, Magge SN, Kaiser MG, Abbed KM, Resnick DK, Ghogawala Z. Cost-effectiveness of lumbar discectomy and single-level fusion for spondylolisthesis: experience with the NeuroPoint-SD registry. Neurosurg Focus. 2014 Jun;36(6):E3. doi: 10.3171/2014.3.FOCUS1450. PMID: 24881635.

Ghogawala Z, Shaffrey CI, Asher AL, Heary RF, Logvinenko T, Malhotra NR, Dante SJ, Hurlbert RJ, Douglas AF, Magge SN, Mummaneni PV, Cheng JS, Smith JS, Kaiser MG, Abbed KM, Sciubba DM, Resnick DK. The efficacy of lumbar discectomy and single-level fusion for spondylolisthesis: results from the NeuroPoint-SD registry: clinical article. J Neurosurg Spine. 2013 Nov;19(5):555-63. doi: 10.3171/2013.7.SPINE1362. Epub 2013 Sep 6. PMID: 24010898.

Ratings and Reviews

Ratings and reviews come from patient responses to health care provider-related questions on the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CG-CAHPS) Patient Experience Survey that Cooper sends to patients after outpatient office visits.  Learn more about our survey and how ratings are calculated >>

Overall Rating

4.84 out of 5 (77 ratings, 27 reviews)
Dec 12, 2023
Timely, professional, very easy to talk with and explain my experiences leading up to this appointment. Felt extremely comfortable and knew that he was listening to me.
Dec 12, 2023
Staff & Physician seen prior, & always courteous, responsive & respectful.
Dec 12, 2023
Very happy with Dr Dante and staff
Dec 12, 2023
This is a very impressive facility.
Dec 12, 2023
Very organized, professional & caring.
Nov 12, 2023
They where very helpful to me in every way. Thank you.
Nov 12, 2023
Dr. Dante performed my C4-7 laminectomy & fusion in Dec. of 2012 at Pennsylvania Hospital. I trust his medical advice & therefore made an appointment to see him at Cooper re: my neck.
Nov 12, 2023
All good
Nov 12, 2023
Dr Dante is great! Very helpful as to how to handle my back pain.
Nov 12, 2023
Everyone was very pleasant and the doctor was top notch. A very good experience!