Dr. P Paul, MD

Dr. P Paul, MD

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Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
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47 y/o
(41)

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Dr. P Paul, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Naperville, IL and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

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120 Spalding Dr Ste 400

Naperville, IL 60540
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Paul's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Paul "Dr. Paul brings a well known reputation for excellent outcomes and cutting edge experience to DuPage Medical Group. As Chair of the DMG Spine Surgery Department, he is working to use his expertise in minimally invasive surgery to improve the patient experience. Dr. Paul has a rapidly growing reputation in the area in complex cervical and lumbar spine reconstruction with an emphasis on long term outcomes. He frequently teaches techniques to neurosurgeons and spinal surgeons from around the country as well as Asia, Africa and Europe. His far reaching reputation has brought surgical patients from distances as far away as Hong Kong. Dr. Paul is a favorite among the area's physicians and their families. Dr. Paul was the first specialist ever to win the Physician of the Year Award from DuPage Medical Group in 2016. He is also the only physician to have won the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy Alumni Leadership award in 2011."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Paul "I take extreme pride in my ability to understand and relate to patients. I go to great lengths to inform patients in a way that is clear and informative so they understand their options and have confidence in their treatment plan."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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20  Procedures

  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • University of Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Chicago Medical Center Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University of Chicago Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Wisconsin Clinical Science Center Spine Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Paul has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bengali

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Paul's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paul to family and friends
41 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (38)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Paul'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

This will be an update to the review I left on here. I wanted to add that Dr. Pauls PA Adam an Kevin are great team members to his practice. Both of them care about you knowing all information needed before surgery an after care. They are really good people an you will be glad you chose Dr. Paul. ...more
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Rich L, thanks for sharing your wonderful feedback! We're thrilled to hear this and have passed your message along. Thank you for choosing DuPage Medical Group.

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THIS MAN IS A PHENOMENAL DOCTOR THAT HAS SUCH COMPASSION FOR HIS PATIENTS. MY SPINE IN MY NECK HAD SUCH COMPRESSION THAT IF I DID NOTHING I WOULD BE PARALYZED. HE GOT ME IN TO SEE HIM EARLY AS I TOLD THE NURSE MY SYMPTOMS.HE WAS VERY WORRIED ABOUT ME AN HE SET UP SURGERY APRIL 30 2018 . ONE DAY IN...more
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Rich L, thanks for sharing your wonderful feedback! We're thrilled to hear this and have passed your message along. Thank you for choosing DuPage Medical Group.

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Dr. Paul, did L4 and L5 fusion on me. Excellent, outcome no problems after surgery. My first surgery, and quiet pleasantly surprised. Your in excellent hands, with Dr. Paul.
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Hi Joanne Bothur-brauer, thanks for the review! We're happy to hear you've had such a great experience with Dr. Paul. Thank you for choosing DuPage Medical Group.

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As a physician, Dr. Paul was the only spinal surgeon I considered for a lumbar fusion. Amongst the Naperville area medical community, Dr. Paul is considered it's most respected and current spinal surgeon. He used a minimally invasive technique and I had one of his typical high quality outcomes with...more
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Hello, thanks for sharing your wonderful feedback! We're thrilled to hear this and have passed your message along. Thank you for choosing DuPage Medical Group.

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I would rate Dr. Paul as the finest Spine Surgeon that has taken care of me. He diagnosed my problem accurately and performed the surgery perfectly. I regained all feeling and movement in my legs and feet and have been able to resume a normal life with no pain. I highly recommend anyone that needs...more
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