Dr. Paul Salinas, MD

Dr. Paul Salinas, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 45
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Dr. Paul Salinas, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Frisco, TX and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University of Texas in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery and spinal cord injury medicine.Read his story

8350 Dallas Pkwy

Frisco, TX 75034

Contact Information

(972) 377-9200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Alliance Health Care
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
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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. Salinas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Fusion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salinas performs Spinal Fusion more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Salinas performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salinas treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Salinas treats this condition more than 98% 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
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salinas treats Degenerative Disc Disease more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Salinas treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Salinas' conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Ataxia
Autonomic Disorders
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
Cauda Equina Syndrome
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
Chronic Neck Pain
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Disc surgery
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
EMG (Electromyography)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Leukodystrophy
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Paracentesis
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Paul Salinas is a spine fellowship-trained neurosurgeon and founder of Frisco Spine. He is a native of the Dallas area who returned to the region after his extensive training, successfully initiating the Frisco Spine project. Frisco Spine has gr...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Education

Univeristy of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
Fellowship Hospital
2009
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2008
Univeristy of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
Residency Hospital
2008
Univeristy of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
Internship Hospital
2005
M D Anderson Cancer Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
2000
University of Texas
Medical School
2009
2008
2008
2005
2000

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Salinas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Salinas

3.7

Based on 132 reviews

5 Stars
61.36363636363637%
(81)
4 Stars
5.303030303030303%
(7)
3 Stars
3.787878787878788%
(5)
2 Stars
2.272727272727273%
(3)
1 Star
27.272727272727273%
(36)

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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr Salinas is best neuro surgeon. i went to see him for my husband's back pain.He explained us every thing.He wants to do throughly study about the problem then treat. This is good thing for patient's treatment.
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He made feel relieved and didn't rush me to do anything or make a commitment! I really liked him and the staff.
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He listened to my concerns, explained my condition clearly, answered all my questions and told me my options. I was not rushed through my visit. I left feeling comfortable that I can make an informed decision about my next step.
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Dr. Salinas and his staff are excellent,professional and very helpful. Dr. Salinas cares about his patients and I like it that he has a treatment plan and taking care of the problem on the first visit. Thank you after having over 2 years of back problems.
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Alliance Health Care
American Republic
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
Delta Health System
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Galaxy Health Network
Health Net
Medicaid
Tricare
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
HealthSmart
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Tricare
Husky Health
Medicaid
Independent Health
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
PHCS
Planvista
Prime Health Services
Pyramid Life
Today's Options
Scott & White Health Plan
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Universal American
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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