Dr. Paul Salinas, MD

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Dr. Paul Salinas, MD


Neurosurgery | Male

Frisco Spine 4401 Coit Rd Ste 405, Frisco, TX 75035 Get Directions
(972) 377-9200

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Dr. Salinas specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Frisco, TX. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Salinas' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (15)
The Colony, TX |
Fabulous staff and facility! They take the time to listen to you and you're needs and come up with a plan just for you. I cannot say enough good things about my visit!!!
Frisco, TX |
Dr. Salinas was in and out of my room within 3 min. He asked me one question and to point to where it hurt. Then he immediately told me I need surgery by trying to scare me saying I would cause major nerve damage and drop foot if I didn't get the surgery. Got an opinion with a well respected Chief of Neurosurgery at Baylor Dallas. Don't need surgery. He told me my condition is no where near severe enough and it would have been a mistake. Get a second opinion if you see Dr. Salinas. Please.
Frisco, TX |
For a routine Kyphoplasty, there were several stitches and pain that has lasted for weeks.
in Dallas, TX |
I have seen 6 doctors concerning the many conditions I have and Dr. Salinas is the first doctor that finally wants to find out the real problem and wants to find out the real issue. He is honest with me and willing to work with me! I am excited about my future working with him and his staff!
in Denton, TX |
I went to Dr. Salinas after MRIs showed cervical stenosis. When he examined me, he concluded, correctly, that my symptoms were too severe for the problems to just be the stenosis. He admitted me to Centennial Medical where I was subsequently diagnosed with Guillain-Barre Syndrome. I AM FOREVER GRATEFUL TO DR. SALINAS for helping me to get better.
in Rowlett, TX |
He listens to your complaints about symptoms and then does every thing he can to help. He explains in detail what needs to happen and then let's you the patient think about the options and decide. Seems he always has an alternate plan if things don't work out. Very attentive.
Dallas, TX |
My mom has been in the hospital with a broken c2 for 6 days and he still has not felt The need to contact any family. He also Didn't feel the need to get out of bed or even send a pa to see her in the emergency room until late the following day.
in Sachse, TX |
Physician did not thoroughly explain procedure and the post-operative pain the patient would have Patients pain was not addressed by physician post-operatively Physician did not speak to family member post surgery to explain the patients prognosis Physician never spoke to family or patient during hospital stay Patient was seen by PA on day one who explained procedure and ordered pain medication There is a severe disconnect between the physician and the hospital staff - little or no communication
in Little Elm, TX |
Very pleased with Dr. Salinas and would recommend him with no reservations.
Frisco, TX |
dr Salinas is a top neurosurgeon who explains every detail of what is going to happen and what to do in future
The Colony, TX |
Would recommending Dr Salinas to all my friends because he told me directly what was wrong with me and told me how he could help me feel better and what was some things he could not help but could help me slow my problems. He tells it like he could do and not what he thinks I WANT TO HEAR. Scheduling will when I AM READY JUST CALL AND HE WILL BE READY.I feel could to know he is my Doctor. WM F DAVIS NEW PATIENT.
in McKinney, TX |
He was great. Very caring about his patients
in Sherman, Texas |
The staff was welcoming and very knowledgeable. Dr. Salinas thoroughly explained the procedure I would expect.
in Bonham tx |
I ve already recommend him to numerous people
in McKinney Texas |
Dr Salinas and his staff at Frisco Spine are amazing!! They all are the best!
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Dr. Salinas' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Texas.

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    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


  • Medical School
    University of Texas

    Graduated in 2000

  • Internship Hospital
    Univeristy of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston

    Completed in 2008

  • Residency Hospital
    Univeristy of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston

    Completed in 2008

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center

    Completed in 2009

    M D Anderson Cancer Ctr

    Completed in 2005

    Univeristy of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities