Dr. Mark J. Cwikla, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 61

5110 Meaders Ln
Dallas, TX 75229
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Dr. Cwikla's Experience

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Dr. Cwikla's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Cwikla Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
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Conditions Dr. Cwikla Treats

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
5110 Meaders Ln
Dallas, TX 75229
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FCG
7301 State Highway 161 Suite 160
Irving, TX 75039
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    Dr. Cwikla's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery, 1987
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    2
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spondylolisthesis
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    Background Check for Dr. Cwikla

    0 Malpractice Claims

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

    2 Board Actions

    • Failure to keep adequate medical records  (4/12/2013)
    • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Texas
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • Professional Misconduct  (2/8/2013)
    • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Texas
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Graduated in 1979

    Residency Hospital

    Medical College Of Ga Hospitals and Clinics
    University Of Texas Medical Branch Gal
    5

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cwikla & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cwikla

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cwikla to family and friends

    51 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    51 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    50 responses
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    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    51 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 50 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Cwikla
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    51 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    50 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    51 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    51 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Cwikla accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Assurant Health
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Golden Rule
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

    A
    5110 Meaders Ln
    Dallas, TX 75229
    B
    FCG
    7301 State Highway 161 Suite 160
    Irving, TX 75039
    (972) 910-9971 (Office)
    C
    2001 N Macarthur Blvd Suite 444
    Irving, TX 75061
    D
    CWIKLA, MARK J, M.D.
    2001 N Macarthur Blvd Suite 500B
    Irving, TX 75061
    (972) 259-4768 (Office)
    (972) 254-9640 (Fax)
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