Dr. John Prall, MD

Dr. John Prall, MD

Neurological Spine Surgery  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. John Prall, MD is a neurological spine surgery specialist in Littleton, CO and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in neurological spine surgery, vascular neurology, and more.Read his story

9980 Park Meadows Dr Ste 101

Littleton, CO 80124

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Top Care Areas

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

Cervical Spine Myelopathy
high
more than 86% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 85% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Prall'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.

Dr. Prall's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Prall "Dr. Prall is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. He is experienced in all types of cranial and spinal surgery, and is nationally renowned for his expertise in vascular compression syndromes, including trigeminal neuralgia. Dr. Prall earned his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and his medical degree from The University of Cincinnati. He currently holds an appointment as a clinical professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Prall "I believe in helping patients understand all available treatment options and selecting a treatment that is going to bring them the most benefit physically and emotionally. If I don't offer a particular treatment, I will help my patients find the most expert care available."

10  Specialties

  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Critical Care Neurosurgery
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Vascular Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
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20  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Princeton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Colorado
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Colorado
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Prall has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Prall's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Prall to family and friends
46 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (46)

  • 5
    (34)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Prall's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Prall did a tremendous job with my back surgery! He spent a great deal of time explaining my options, making sure I understood all the various treatment strategies and that I was comfortable with my decision. His staff was friendly and very responsive and handled all the logistics and post-op...more
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Excellent surgeon! My wife had spinal surgery one day ago and she is up and walking already and practically no pain! Dr. Prall is not only professional but genuinely caring and thorough. We can not say enough about him. Highly recommend Dr. Prall for any neurological surgery.
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Dr. Prall is an exceptional surgeon. He has a great team. very professional and I am very thankful for my results.
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As you search for Neurosurgeons in the Denver area, Dr. Prall comes highly rated for good reason. I had severe cervical stenosis so I set a consultation to meet him. Dr. Prall was patient and educated me well as to my condition and options. Once the surgery was scheduled I felt at ease and...more
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Dr Prall is absolutely the best surgeon! I've had two back surgeries with him since 2004 - my most recent two months ago. He has helped me tremendously! I would recommend him to anyone having any kind of pain. The staff at Littleton Hospital raved about him both times I had surgery. He listens...more
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