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Specializes in Orthopedic 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

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Pahl Performs

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
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Hospital Quality

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West Georgia Medical Center
1514 Vernon Rd
Lagrange, GA 30240
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
6262 Veterans Pkwy
Columbus, GA 31909
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    Dr. Pahl's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Steroid Injection
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    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Back Pain
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hip Fracture
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Myelopathy
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
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    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • 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
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    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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    • Upson Regional Medical Center

    • West Georgia Medical Center

    • Northside Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Dr. Pahl's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

    21 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.5 out of 5

    22 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.4 out of 5

    22 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    21 responses

    Experience with Dr. Pahl

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.5 out of 5

    22 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

    22 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.4 out of 5

    22 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.4 out of 5

    22 responses

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    HUGHSTON CLINIC
    Hughston Clinic
    6262 Veterans Pkwy
    Columbus, GA 31909
    (706) 494-3406 (Office)
    (706) 494-3078 (Fax)
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