Dr. John Pulliam Jr, MD

Dr. John Pulliam Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Dr. John Pulliam Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Sherman, TX and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.Read his story

200 E Evergreen St

Sherman, TX 75090

Contact Information

(903) 957-3230

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Oklahoma
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Pulliam Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pulliam Jr treats Low Back Pain more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Pulliam Jr treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

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

Dr. Pulliam Jr 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
Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pulliam Jr treats Spine Disorders more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Pulliam Jr treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Pulliam Jr's conditions and procedures:

Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Common Peroneal Nerve Dysfunction
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Kyphoplasty
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
Myelopathy
Nerve Biopsy
Nerve Diseases
Nerve Pain
Nerve Release
Nerve Surgery
Neuroplasty
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Decompression
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Decompression
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Internal Fixation
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Surgery
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Ulnar Neuropathy
Vertebroplasty

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am serious about providing very personalized and excellent quality of health care to my patients.  I focus on providing individualized and conservative treatment (i.e. surgery will be recommended only if there is a good chance it will impro...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Education

  • 1991
    University Of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
    Residency Hospital
    1991
  • 1986
    Scott and White Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1986
  • 1985
    University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School
    1985
  • 1982
    Texas A&M University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School
    1982

Dr. Pulliam Jr's Reviews

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Dr. Pulliam spent a good amount of time with me explaining what was wrong and what could help my problem. He gave me an RX for some wrist braces and the problem was solved. He also took time to explain some remedies for another problem I was having that was not related to my original problem. I...Read More
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I was butchered by Dr. Pulliam 28 years ago. He had to do the surgery twice because of the first try not fusing. My Mother told his wife that if he had done it right the first time I wouldn't be going through this again. He made me pay for that with a titanium plate that was too long for the fusion...Read More
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I was looking for a doctor that would be truthful with me and not try to "sugar coat" anything. He is nothing but honest and expects you to follow instructions. He was very respectful. As far as I am concerned he is a great doctor. This is from a 60's something RN who has crossed paths with...Read More
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Literally told me to my face that I was screwed because he wouldn't fill a paper for my medication. Said he doesn't get paid for that. Laughing at me as he said it. Such a cruel person.
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Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Oklahoma
Life and Health Oklahoma
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Tricare
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Tricare
Medico
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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