Dr. David Cavanaugh, MD

Dr. David Cavanaugh, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
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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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Spine Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
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19  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cavanaugh's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cavanaugh

4.7

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Very professional, caring and explains with clarity. Does not rush patient.
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