Dr. John Peloza, MD

Dr. John Peloza, MD

Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. John Peloza, MD is a minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic spine surgery, and more.

17980 Dallas Pkwy

Dallas, TX 75287

Contact Information

(214) 378-7200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Peloza performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Peloza's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

65  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Herniated Disc
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Fracture
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30  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University Of Illinois
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Tex Sw Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Tex Sw Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Va Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Dallas Spine Group
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Peloza has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Peloza's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Peloza to family and friends
34 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Peloza's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

He's a jerk. He doesn't care about his patients. And does provide the minimum post surgical standard of care. He lies and is not to.ne trusted.
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From the initial call for an appointment to surgery and follow up appointments this has been an amazingly positive experience. Dr. Peloza is professional, confident and decisive in his analysis of my condition and presented the least invasive plan for my treatment. My surgery was highly...more
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I've trusted my life in Dr. Peloza's hands, literally. My life was on the line a as I had extensive damage to my cervical and lumbar spine w/cord damage. He fixed me. I would trust NO OTHER physician other than Dr. Peloza with my neck or back issues. He's the best hands down, clinical, surgical...more
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What I like about Peloza is that he does not rush into surgery. He wants to exhaust all of the non-surgical options before considering surgery. Plus i think he one of the more talented surgeons in the country. His PA Matt is great, I often go into to see him first on an issue.
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I had been recieving quarterly steroid injections in my neck for a number of years that was required or my pain got out of control. Dr Peloza reviewed my charts and did a different procedure and i have been basically pain free for a year now. This would be 5 star review but we had billing problems...more
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