Dr. Paul Arnold, MD

Dr. Paul Arnold, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Paul Arnold, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Kansas City, KS and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from UNIV OF IL COLL OF MED in 1984 and specializes in neurosurgery, trauma surgery, and more.Read his story

4000 Cambridge St

Kansas City, KS 66160

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Arnold's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Arnold treats Spine Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Arnold treats this condition more than 99% 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
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Arnold treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Arnold treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Arnold treats Spinal Stenosis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Arnold treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Arnold's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Back Disorders
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Brain Cancer
Brain Injury
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lower Back Injuries
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Neck Pain
Nerve Pain
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Oral and-or Facial Athletic Injury
Peripheral Nerve Surgery
Pinched Nerve
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sciatica
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Disorders
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylarthropathy
Spondylolisthesis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tumor

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Arnold is committed to providing optimal care of patients with complex spine disease such as degenerative disc disease, spine tumors, spine fractures and cervical myelopathy. Dr Arnold is actively involved in clinical and basic research for a br...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Fellowship Hospital
  • University of Illinois
    Residency Hospital
  • U Ill Hosp
    Internship Hospital
  • 1984
    UNIV OF IL COLL OF MED
    Medical School
    1984
  • University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School

Awards

Dr. Arnold's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Arnold

2.7

Based on 37 reviews

5 Stars
35.13513513513514%
(13)
4 Stars
8.108108108108109%
(3)
3 Stars
2.7027027027027026%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
54.054054054054056%
(20)

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Doctor Arnold is a skilled neurosurgeon, the only one in the area that would take on my surgery. I had a large, benign tumor attached to the spinal cord cover in the C2-C1 area of my spine - a very dangerous place. He advised us he probably could not remove all of it but he did! I see people...Read More
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Dr Arnold is very skilled. He is direct and to the point. Very pleased with my outcome
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I did not know Dr Arnold prior to seeking an emergent consult on a serious lumbar herniated disc/stenosis problem that I was experiencing. BOTTOM LINE: I found Dr Arnold to be direct and to the point and very knowledgeable. If you are prepared to ask him questions about your condition he will...Read More
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Dr Arnold is the worse Doctor I have ever seen! He screwed up my back so badly with a surgery that I ended up in the worse pain ever and unable to live my life with any sense of quality. Stay away from Dr Paul Arnold!
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Agreed, Dr. Arnold is an introvert and his bedside manner isn't the best, but he is a brillent surgeon. I was medically retired after 22 years active Army. Soon after I was out Dr. Arnold did a cervical fusion in 2014 and a discotomy (Mar2016). Even though things were going so well, I herniated...Read More
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