Dr. Paul Arnold, MD

Dr. Paul Arnold, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
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

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Spine Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Arnold's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Arnold's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Arnold "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 broad range of spine related health concerns. He currently is seeing patients in the Spine Center affording patients the opportunity for 360 degree spine-related resources. As well as an active clinical and research oriented practice, Dr Arnold is the Director of the Spinal Cord Injury Center. "

5  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

33  Conditions Treated

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15  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.

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 Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Il Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • U Ill Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Illinois
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Arnold has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Arnold's Reviews

2.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Arnold to family and friends
36 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (20)

Dr. Arnold's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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...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...more
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Dr.Arnold did spinal fusion on me from C5-C7 I think he is a good doctor he just doesn't talk much you wait for a long time to see him but he is a busy man.
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