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Dr. Paul Detwiler, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 55

Dr. Detwiler

Dr. Paul Detwiler, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tyler, TX and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(903) 595-2441

Dr. Detwiler accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
CHAMPVA
CoreSource
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HealthFirst
HealthSmart
Humana
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Detwiler's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Broken Neck
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Detwiler treats Broken Neck more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Detwiler treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Detwiler treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Detwiler treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Detwiler treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Detwiler treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Detwiler's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Paul Detwiler, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tyler, TX and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2000
Barrrow Neurological Institute
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Barrrow Neurological Institute
Residency Hospital
1994
Maricopa Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1993
Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
Medical School
1989
Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
1986
Drexel University
Undergraduate School
2000
1999
1994
1993
1989
1986

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Detwiler's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Detwiler

4.7

Based on 119 reviews

5 Stars
89.91596638655462%
(107)
4 Stars
0.8403361344537815%
(1)
3 Stars
1.680672268907563%
(2)
2 Stars
0.8403361344537815%
(1)
1 Star
6.722689075630252%
(8)

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Dr Detwiler rescued me from excruciating Neck PAIN several years ago.I now live a Pain Free Life.Thank You so much Dr Detwiler.
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DR DETWILER VERY NICE AND EXPLAINED WHAT WAS WRONG, OFFICE STAFF EXCELLENT IN SCHEDULING APPOINTMENTS, EXPLAINED THE COST AND WHAT WAS NEEDED TO DO BEFORE SURGERY. SURGERY WAS VERY SUCCESSFUL AND NOT COMPLICATIONS. WOULD HIGHTLY RECOMMENDED DR DETWILER.
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I’m upset and frustrated after a back and forth with insurance and doctor’s stuff. My insurance told me did not approve a disco gram after asking why they advice me that doctor did not want to specifie why in such a short time also insurance said that all they needed is an explanation and doctors...Read More
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He did my dads surgery and dad had excellent results, so I let him do my neck surgery. I had lost the use of my right hand and was quickly losing the use of and feeling in my left arm. After correcting my spinal stenosis I immediately regained use of my right hand, and over a 2 week period the...Read More
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I will be forever grateful to Dr. Detwiler for saving my life in 2015. There are not enough words to describe his patience and understanding. If there were a higher rating than 5 he would get a 100.
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Locations

Tyler Neurosurgical Associates

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 12:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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