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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male

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Dr. Paullus Jr.' Experience

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Dr. Paullus Jr.' Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Dr. Paullus Jr. Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Paullus Jr. Treats

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Hospital Quality

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Baptist Saint Anthony's Health System
1600 Wallace Boulevard
Amarillo, TX 79106
Northwest Texas Hospital
1501 South Coulter Street
Amarillo, TX 79106

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Southwest Neuroscience/Spine
Amarillo Office
11 Medical Dr
Amarillo, TX 79106
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    Dr. Paullus Jr.' Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
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    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    Background Check for Dr. Paullus Jr.

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • 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

    University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio

    Internship Hospital

    Keesler Usaf Mc
    Complete in 1971

    Residency Hospital

    Wilford Hall Usaf Mc
    Complete in 1976

    Fellowship Hospital

    Theodore Gildres Microsurg Ed Center
    Complete in 1977
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Paullus Jr. & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Paullus Jr.' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Baptist Saint Anthony's Health System

    • Northwest Texas Hospital

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    Office Locations

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    Southwest Neuroscience/Spine
    Amarillo Office
    11 Medical Dr
    Amarillo, TX 79106
    (806) 353-6400 (Office)
    (806) 359-7316 (Fax)
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