Dr. John Peloza, MD

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Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male

Dr. John Peloza, MD
Dr. John Peloza, MD is a minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Dallas, TX. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Peloza is affiliated with Baylor Medical Center at Frisco.

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Dr. Peloza's Reviews

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Dr. Peloza's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
in carrollton, tx |
My medical experiences with Dr. Peloza have been more than outstanding. He managed to rid me of excruciating pain in my back that had troubled me for years. Any followup appointments are always handled with superior professionalism. I would never hesitate to have him treat me in the event of any back or spine issues. Personally I think that he has no peer—he is just the best! Rita K.
Dallas, TX |
Dr. Peloza took a very prescriptive approach to accurately diagnose the root cause of my chronic back problems and confidently explained his approach to surgically repair my back. While he took every step to avoid surgery, once he realized that was the best course of action, he took the time to explain exactly how the procedure would alleviate my pain and his success rate with that procedure. I am happy to say that I am pain free and living an active lifestyle in which I am truly grateful.
Dallas, TX |
I have cervical (stenosis/degenerative discs/bone spurs) issues, that are quite painful. Dr. Peloza is a thoughtful, conservative physician who tries non-surgical treatments when at all possible. He suggested an injection at two levels and I went from being at a pain level of 10+ to a 1 or 2. That was a year ago & I'm still great! I highly recommend Dr. Peloza, who is a very skilled and highly-trained spine surgeon with years of experience.
Dallas, TX |
Dr. Pelops is not a good doctor in my opinion. He seems out to make money without caring about his patients needs. He sent me to physio therapy at the clinic he owns for 6 months. I missed a week and they thought I had stopped going and sent a bill that only the first 4 visits were covered. They let me pay the deductible unknowingly only to discover I owed thousands. When I queried this he got angry and said he wouldn't do surgery on me. I am thankful I discovered this before I let him operate.
Frisco, TX |
horrible experience with a horrible doctor and staff; no follow up; lack of communication
in Richardson, TX |
He fixed my back (3 cracked vertebrae, lower back, from auto accident), and I have had zero problems (or pain) since. GREAT doctor !
in Plano, TX |
my husband has been a cripple since he laid his hands on him. he also has issues with memory since he stopped breathing for too long.
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  •  Specializes in Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    University Tex Sw Mc

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Parkland Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1987

    University Tex Sw Mc

    Completed in 1988

    VA Hospital

    Completed in 1988

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Dallas Spine Group

    Completed in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection