Dr. Louis Caragine Jr, MD

Dr. Louis Caragine Jr, MD

Vascular Neurology  ·  
Dr. Louis Caragine Jr, MD is a vascular neurology specialist in Cape Girardeau, MO and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in vascular neurology.

211 Saint Francis Dr

Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

Contact Information

(573) 331-3000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink

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Top Care Areas

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Cerebrovascular Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers
Brain Aneurysm
very high
more than 91% of peers
more than 84% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Vascular Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Vascular Disease


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10  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Department of Neurological Surgery, Wayne State Univ. School of Medicine, DMC
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery/Interventional Neuroradiology UCSF
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • “GUIDE TO AMERICA’S TOP SURGEONS” 2007 Edition, by the Consumers’ Research Council of America,
  • Who’s Who in Science and Engineering 2008 – 2009, 10th Edition,
  • TARGET„¥ FELLOW in Interventional Neuroradiology UCSF 2000 ¡V 2002,
  • The GALBRAITH AWARD from the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, for “outstanding work” in cerebrovascular science, Seattle, October 1998.,
  • AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES Wayne State University School of Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery, 1998.,
  • Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare 2006 - 2007, 6th Edition, and 2009-2010 edition.,
  • Who’s Who in America 2008 and 2009 Editions,
  • ABNS Primary Examination passed, April 1997,
  • THE LAWRENCE MERVIS, MD TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD, from: The Ohio State University Department of Neurological Surgery, 2006,
  • The Rhône-Poulenc Rorer Congress of Neurological Surgeon Scholarship Program, October 1999.,
  • Who’s Who in the World 2008 and 2009, 25th and 26th Edition,
  • 2000 Outstanding Scientists 2008/2009 by the International Biographical centre of Cambridge, England,
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Cantonese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Caragine Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Caragine Jr to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Caragine Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He is awesome! And gave me a life back! Thank you so much Dr.
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