Dr. Douglas W. Pahl, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery • Male • Age 47

6262 Veterans Pkwy
Columbus, GA 31909
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Dr. Pahl's Experience

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Dr. Pahl's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Pahl Performs

  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
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Hospital Quality

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Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital
4401 River Chase Dr
Phenix City, AL 36867
Northside Medical Center
100 Frist Ct
Columbus, GA 31909

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
HUGHSTON CLINIC
Hughston Clinic - Main Campus
6262 Veterans Pkwy
Columbus, GA 31909
HUGHSTON CLINIC
Hughston Clinic-Thomaston
522 N Center St
Thomaston, GA 30286
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    Dr. Pahl's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Steroid Injection
    2
    • Arthritis of the Spine
    • Back Injuries
    • Back Pain
    • Back Sprain
    • Back Strain
    • Cervical Spine Disorders
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Degenerative Spine Disorders
    • Herniated Disc
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pinched Nerve in Back
    • Pinched Nerve in Neck
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    Background Check for Dr. Pahl

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1995

    Residency Hospital

    D D Eisenhower Army Med Center
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Pahl & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Pahl's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital

    • Northside Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.2
    • 21 responses

    4.2 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pahl to family and friends

    4.2 out of 5

    21 responses

    Dr. Pahl's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

    20 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.5 out of 5

    21 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.3 out of 5

    21 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    20 responses

    Experience with Dr. Pahl

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.3 out of 5

    21 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.5 out of 5

    21 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.3 out of 5

    21 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.2 out of 5

    21 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Pahl accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    HUGHSTON CLINIC
    Hughston Clinic - Main Campus
    6262 Veterans Pkwy
    Columbus, GA 31909
    (706) 494-3406 (Office)
    (706) 494-3078 (Fax)
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    HUGHSTON CLINIC
    Hughston Clinic-Thomaston
    522 N Center St
    Thomaston, GA 30286
    (706) 646-4371 (Office)
    (706) 646-4373 (Fax)
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    Hughston Clinic
    Hughston Clinic - Lagrange
    107 Calumet Center Rd
    Lagrange, GA 30241
    (706) 884-3274 (Office)
    (706) 884-7044 (Fax)
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    HUGHSTON CLINIC
    Hughston Clinic - Auburn
    161 E University Dr
    Auburn, AL 36832
    (334) 821-3191 (Office)
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    Hughston Clinic
    Hughston Clinic - Valdosta
    4340 Kings Way
    Valdosta, GA 31602
    (229) 333-9736 (Office)
    (229) 333-0225 (Fax)
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    HUGHSTON CLINIC
    Hughston Clinic - Dothan
    348 Healthwest Dr
    Dothan, AL 36303
    (334) 699-5747 (Office)
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