Dr. David Cavanaugh, MD

Dr. David Cavanaugh, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. David Cavanaugh, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Shreveport, LA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport in 1981 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1500 Line Ave Ste 200

Shreveport, LA 71101

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Dr. Cavanaugh's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cavanaugh treats Spondylosis more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Cavanaugh treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cavanaugh treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Cavanaugh treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cavanaugh treats Spine Disorders more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Cavanaugh treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Cavanaugh's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Cavanaugh, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Shreveport, LA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport in 1981 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1987
    University Tex Hsc
    Residency Hospital
    1987
  • 1982
    Lsu Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1982
  • 1981
    Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport
    Medical School
    1981

Awards

Dr. Cavanaugh's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cavanaugh

4.7

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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One of the few Doctors that actually listens to the patient and is not knife eager.
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Very professional, caring and explains with clarity. Does not rush patient.
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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