Dr. John B. Pracyk, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 53

575 N Sioux Point Rd
Dakota Dunes, SD 57049
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Mercy Medical Center - Sioux City
801 5th St
Sioux City, IA 51101
Dunes Surgical Hospital
600 N Sioux Point Rd
Dakota Dunes, SD 57049

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CNOS, PC
CNOS, PC
575 N Sioux Point Rd
Dakota Dunes, SD 57049
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    Dr. Pracyk's Experience

    Dr. Pracyk's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Brain Surgery
    • Brain Tumor Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Craniotomy
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Laminectomy
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurosurgical Procedures
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Surgery
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Aneurysm
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain Tumor
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Fracture
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Pain
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    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thrombosis
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Vascular Disease
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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    • 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

    Duke University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1992

    Internship Hospital

    University Texas Sw Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Complete in 1995

    Residency Hospital

    Duke University Medical Center
    Complete in 1999
    George Washington University
    Complete in 2003

    Fellowship Hospital

    American Association Of Neurosurgical Surgeons
    Complete in 2009
    American College Of Surgeons
    Complete in 2010
    National Institute Of Health
    Complete in 1998
    University Of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Complete in 2005

    Undergraduate Schools

    Duke University
    Graduated in 1985

    Other Education

    PhD, (Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology), Duke University
    Complete in 1991
    University Of Cambridge, Uk, Davison Predoctoral Surgery Scholar
    Complete in 1992
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Pracyk & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Pracyk's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Dunes Surgical Hospital

    • Mercy Medical Center - Sioux City

    • Saint Lukes Regional Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.6
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    3.6 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pracyk to family and friends

    3.6 out of 5

    5 responses

    Dr. Pracyk's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.8 out of 5

    5 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    5 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

    4 responses

    Experience with Dr. Pracyk

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.6 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.8 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.6 out of 5

    5 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.6 out of 5

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    CNOS, PC
    575 N Sioux Point Rd
    Dakota Dunes, SD 57049
    (605) 217-2667 (Office)
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