Dr. John Prall, MD
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Dr. John Prall, MD


Neurosurgery | Male


Dr. John Prall, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Littleton, CO. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. Dr. Prall is affiliated with Presbyterian/Saint Luke's Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center, St. Anthony Hospital, Sky Ridge Medical Center, University of Colorado Hospital - Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion, Littleton Adventist Hospital, Porter Adventist Hospital and Castle Rock Adventist Hospital.

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    Patient Reviews (7)
    in Albuquerque, NM |
    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.
    Parker, CO |
    Dr. Prall is an exceptional surgeon. He has a great team. very professional and I am very thankful for my results.
    in Centennial, CO |
    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 confident with my decision to proceed. He has a wonderful bedside manner and explained what my recovery expectations would be. My outcome couldn't have been better. I have also referred him to friends.
    in Littleton CO |
    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 to your concerns and recommends the best solution. He is amazing!!
    in Bellevue, NE |
    I was unable stop the surgery that, Dr. Prall felt necessary to perform on my 80 year old Mother. I live in another State, by the time I knew what was happening with my, already weak Mother, I was informed that Dr. Prall had performed the surgery. My Mother passed away 45 days after this surgery. Not because of Dr. Prall's surgery, because of her illness that was not stroke related. I feel, without the surgery, there may have been a more quality to her last days than what we had.
    in Littleton, CO |
    I have used Dr. Prall and his staff twice, both with remarkable results. The first time was 12 years ago with an L5-S1 fusion. I was in horrific pain, and frequently spent days in bed prior to the surgery. My pain was completely gone after the first surgery. My second surgery was this September - L4-L5-S1 with the same results following excruciating sciatica due to a degenerative disc. Expect 8 weeks in a back brace, and excellent results. Walking builds your core, and improves recovery!
    in Breckenridge, CO |
    Dr Prall was my second opinion, he was a tremendous help and kept me from making a BIG mistake. The surgery (fuse three levels 3-4 4-5 5-6 went very well, recovery time was short I feel I have full mobility and no pain.
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    •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
    •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
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    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Aneurysm
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • 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
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Thrombosis
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vascular Disease


    • Medical School
      University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1991

    • Internship Hospital
      University Of Colorado

      Completed in 1992

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Colorado

      Completed in 1997

    • Undergraduate School
      Princeton University

      Graduated in 1986

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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

    Procedures Performed

    • Brain Surgery
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Neurosurgical Procedures
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Stereotactic Surgery
    • Stereotaxis