Dr. David Pagnanelli Sr, MD

Dr. David Pagnanelli Sr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. David Pagnanelli Sr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lawton, OK and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from G Washington Univ Sch Med & Hlth Sci in 1976 and specializes in neurosurgery.

5604 SW Lee Blvd Ste 357

Lawton, OK 73505

Contact Information

(580) 531-4600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thoracic Spine Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pathological Spine Fracture
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • 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
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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18  Procedures

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • G Washington Univ Sch Med & Hlth Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Abington Meml Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • George Washington University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. David Pagnanelli Sr, MD
Dr. Pagonelli , Highly recommended spine care physician . Has many qualifications . Give him the physician of the century award. Very thorough in diagnosis with a great repair and recovery plan. His staff is exemplary. Thank You Michael and Yvonne Harris Family
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Michael in Altus,Oklahoma – Dec 03, 2017
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He performed a wonderful major back surgery on my mother 3 weeks .. she had 3 places of severe stinosis ... I would HIGHLY recommend him ... this surgery was a 6.5 hr surgery his nurses notified me every hr and when he was finished he spoke to us ... He loves his job that he has been doing for...Read More
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April in Lawton Ok – Jul 24, 2017
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I have been a patient of his for the past 5 years. He has replaced 3 disk in my neck, treated my back, monitored other medical conditions, & finally I made the decsion to do some corrective surgery on my lower back/spine. I could not be more than pleased with Dr. Paganelli. He always takes...Read More
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Wade in OK – May 31, 2017
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