Dr. Apichan Pootrakul, MD

Dr. Apichan Pootrakul, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
(9)
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Dr. Apichan Pootrakul, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Sun City, AZ. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 46 years.

13188 N 103rd Dr Ste 206

Sun City, AZ 85351

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
high
more than 87% of peers
Brain Surgery
high
more than 87% of peers
Brain Disorders
high
more than 82% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
46

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Chulalongkorn Hosp U
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Chulalongkorn U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Barrow Neur Inst
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Chulalongkorn U Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • U Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pootrakul has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pootrakul's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pootrakul to family and friends
4.1
based on 9 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Pootrakul's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Apache Junction, AZ |
I would never go back and defiantly not refer anyone to him
in Phoenix, AZ |
I highly recommend Dr. P{ootrakul. My surgery was 100 percent successful.
in Surprise, AZ |
Dr Pootrakul is the "Best of the Best"! After surgery he stopped in my room twice daily. I even received a personal phone call, the day after my release. Without hesitation I would recommend Dr Pootrakul ????
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Pootrakul accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Whole Health Banner Health Network HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    LocalPlus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Pootrakul has admitting privileges

Banner Boswell Medical Center
10401 W Thunderbird Blvd
Sun City, AZ 85351
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