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Neurosurgery | Male

CNOS, PC 575 N Sioux Point Rd, Dakota Dunes, SD 57049 Get Directions
(605) 217-2667

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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 shared decision making, a collaborative care experience results that spans multiple neuroscience specialists to meet the unique needs of each and every one of my patients.Read more

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Duke University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    University Texas Sw Parkland Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Duke University Medical Center

    Completed in 1999

    George Washington University

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    American Association Of Neurosurgical Surgeons

    Completed in 2009

    American College Of Surgeons

    Completed in 2010

    National Institute Of Health

    Completed in 1998

    University Of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

    Completed in 2005

  • Undergraduate School
    Duke University

    Graduated in 1985

  • Other Education
    PHD, (Department Of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology), Duke University

    Completed in 1991

    University Of Cambridge, Uk, Davison Predoctoral Surgery Scholar

    Completed in 1992

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • Johnson and Johnson Medical Devices, Medical Director

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Dr. Pracyk's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • Malpractice claims in South Dakota not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Pracyk's Office & Staff

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Dr. Pracyk's 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 shared decision making, a collaborative care experience results that spans multiple neuroscience specialists to meet the unique needs of each and every one of my patients.