Dr. P Paul, MD

Dr. P Paul, MD

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Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
46 y/o
(38)

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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 graduated from University of Chicago in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.

DuPage Medical Group

120 Spalding Dr Ste 400

Naperville, IL 60540
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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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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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."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paul to family and friends
4.8
based on 38 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (35)
  • 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 (5)

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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I would highly recommend Dr. Paul to anyone needing help from the spine center. He is amazing and so is his staff. His assistants Kevin and Adam are fantastic and his nurse, Joann, is someone that always wants to help.
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If you want THE BEST surgeon, look no more. Dr. Paul has everything you want in a doctor - knowledgeable, explains things in simple terms, does not strong-arm you into surgery, discussed other options. My biggest surprise was how young he is! He came highly recommended by my pain doc. I had a disc...more
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I couldn’t be more pleased with dr. Paul. Not only does he have a great reputation, his talent for surgery and recovery proves it. I was given Dr. Paul’s name by a coworker and not even two days later I was in the OR. Talk about divine intervention. Although I had never met him before somehow I...more
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Dr. Paul is a skilled surgeon but overly conservative to his treatment approaches. He pushes most patients away from Surgery which may or may not be a good thing. With multi level disc involvement he tends to lean away to the more conservative approaches, often forcing patients to go with pain...more
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