Dr. Miguel Pappolla, MD

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Age 62
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Dr. Miguel Pappolla, MD
Dr. Miguel Pappolla, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 39 years. Dr. Pappolla is affiliated with Park Plaza Hospital and Bayshore Medical Center.

2646 S Loop W

Houston, TX 77054

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Dr. Miguel Pappolla, MD

Dr. Miguel Pappolla, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Care Philosophy

The St. Michael's Pain and Spine Clinics is a premier Spine and Pain Management Clinic in Houston, Texas dedicated to excellence in Pain Care. Dr. Pappolla completed medical residencies and fellowship training in Neurology and Pain Medicine (Anesthesia based) and also in Clinical Pathology, Anatomic Pathology, and Neuropathology. This required 10 additional years of formal training (following graduation from Medical School). Dr. Pappolla is board certified in Neurology and Pain Medicine
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Dr. Pappolla's Experience

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Dr. Pappolla's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine
  • Board certified in Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, Neurology, Neuropathology and Pain Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pathology*
  • Clinical Pathology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pathology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neuropathology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pathology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Impairment
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Back Strain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Benign Exertional Headache
  • Benign Sex Headache
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Cough Headache
  • Cranial Neuralgia
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dorsal Neuralgia
  • Drug Rebound Headache
  • Elbow Pain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
  • Hand Pain
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hypertension Headache
  • Icepick Headache
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intercostal Neuralgia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Pain
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Half Headache
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Mild Headache
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuralgia in the Upper Extremity
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Severe Headache
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Torticollis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Headache
  • Wrist Pain

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Procedures

  • Cervical Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neurolytic Nerve Block
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Denervation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Universidad De Buenos Aires, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Case West Res University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ne Ohio University Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Univ Of South Alabama Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Cleveland Clin Fdn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Zenith Award by Alzheimers Association, 2000
  • Academic Excellence and Leadership Award, LSU New Orleans, 2007
  • Endowed Chair Recipient (Neuropathology) by State of South Carolina, 2006
  • Commedation Award for Clinical Excellence by Dept of Veterans Affairs, 1990
  • Weil Award by American Association of Neuropathologists for Research leading to medical advances, 2000
  • Directors Award by national Institutes of Health, 1996
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pappolla's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pappolla to family and friends
4.2
based on 32 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Pappolla's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Baytown, TX |
I had dealt with lower back pain for several years along with right hip pain as well. His diagnosis and treatment was amazing along with his staff!!
in Baytown, TX |
Dr. Pappolla was very attentive and ask questions regarding other health problems that may have an effect on my condition. He is very detail oriented and spends a great deal of time determining what course of treatment is right for the patient. I would highly recommend Dr. Pappolla.
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Dr. Pappolla accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Pappolla has admitting privileges

Bayshore Medical Center
4000 Spencer Hwy
Pasadena, TX 77504
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Park Plaza Hospital
1313 Hermann Dr
Houston, TX 77004
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