Dr. Alan Appley, MD

Dr. Alan Appley, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Alan Appley, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in neurosurgery.

155 Hospital Dr Ste 100

Lafayette, LA 70503

Contact Information

(337) 235-7743

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (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
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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28  Procedures

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  • Franklin and Marshall College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Lac/usc Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Lac/usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Alan Appley, MD
Dr. Appley treated and did surgery for me and was not only an excellent surgeon, but an excellent care provider. He made sure to remain aware of my diabetes and was thorough and attentive to all of my needs and concerns. Great doctor, great staff.
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Mar 14, 2018
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After viewing my MRI, Dr. Appley saw right away that I needed fusion back surgery L4-L5. I had numbness in legs after walking 150 yards, lower back pain and frequent sciatic pain. I had OLIF surgery on Dec. 21 from 4 - 8 pm, I returned to my room at 9.15pm and was walking hall at 12.10 am and was...Read More
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Jude Duhon in Abbeville La – Jan 24, 2018
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Very good service and took his time with us...Very impressed.
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Nicole Savoy in Eunice – Oct 19, 2017
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Excellent surgeon
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Linda in Lafayette la – Oct 20, 2016
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great bedside maner took appropriate time to answer questions and nursing stafff very good
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Ragley, LA – May 05, 2016
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