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Dr. John Pracyk, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 56

Dr. Pracyk

Dr. John Pracyk, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Dakota Dunes, SD and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(605) 217-2667

Dr. Pracyk accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Access Choice PPO
Blue Preferred HMO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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Dr. Pracyk's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pracyk treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Pracyk treats this condition more than 86% 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
Low Back Pain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pracyk treats Low Back Pain more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Pracyk treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Spondylosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pracyk treats Spondylosis more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Pracyk treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Pracyk's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Appropriate, ethical, and conservative neurosurgical care across the continuum. My dedicated focus is to maximize each patient's optimal functional outcome. This is accomplished by empowering the patient and their family through honest discussion and...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2010
American College Of Surgeons
Fellowship Hospital
2009
American Association Of Neurosurgical Surgeons
Fellowship Hospital
2005
University Of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship Hospital
2003
George Washington University
Residency Hospital
1999
Duke University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1998
National Institute Of Health
Fellowship Hospital
1995
University Texas Sw Parkland Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
1992
Duke University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1992
University Of Cambridge, Uk, Davison Predoctoral Surgery Scholar
1991
PHD, (Department Of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology), Duke University
1985
Duke University
Undergraduate School
2010
2009
2005
2003
1999
1998
1995
1992
1992
1991
1985

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Johnson and Johnson Medical Devices, Medical Director

Dr. Pracyk's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pracyk

3.8

Based on 6 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
16.666666666666668%
(1)
1 Star
16.666666666666668%
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Best Doctor ever. I wish he hadn't left CNOS, he was the best Spine Surgeon I ever have met. I would give anything to go see him wherever his new position is.
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Locations

Cnos, PC

1
  • Call
  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Dunes Surgical Hospital

Dakota Dunes, SD