Dr. John Pracyk, MD

Dr. John Pracyk, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. John Pracyk, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Dakota Dunes, SD and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery.

575 N Sioux Point Rd

Dakota Dunes, SD 57049

Contact Information

(605) 217-2667

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 84% of peers
Low Back Pain
more than 77% of peers
more than 76% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pracyk "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."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

51  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • 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
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Johnson and Johnson Medical Devices, Medical Director

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What People Say About Dr. John Pracyk, MD
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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