Dr. Pierce Nunley, MD

Dr. Pierce Nunley, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Pierce Nunley, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Shreveport, LA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University of Kansas / School of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1500 Line Ave Ste 200

Shreveport, LA 71101

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Nunley'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nunley "I believe that the health and healing of patients must come first. I feel that each and every patient should be treated in a respectful and compassionate manner as I strive to seek solutions that will improve the quality of my patients' lives. My philosophy is to provide quality patient care using innovative and minimally invasive technologies in a manner that offers convenience, and a continuum of care that routinely sets the mark higher than the accepted standard of care for the area."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

87  Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Spur
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Sprain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vertebral Body Fusion Overgrowth
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture
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39  Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Atlantoaxial Fusion
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Minimal Access Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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 Kansas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Louisiana State University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • La State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Dallas Spine Grp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University of Basel / Medical Faculty
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nunley has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nunley's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nunley to family and friends
29 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Nunley's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I had to have a major spinal fusion l4-s1 and I am 8 weeks out now. Have hit a few bumps here and there but over all dr nunely did an amazing job and I would definitely recommend him!
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Dr. Nunley didn't explain what to expect after surgery or if complications happen efficiently. He advised this is a 3 day recovery. My dad has been in and out hospitals and the Spine institute almost 10 times asking for help since the surgery. At visits, his NP didn't want to take the bandage off...more
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He is a surgeon that has you think it through and talks with you before surgery . He wants you to be confident in your decision.He is not out to get your money . There is no relation with our name .
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He and his staff are always concerned, courteous, efficient, thorough. Professional and extremely Knowledgeable. The office has state of the art equipment. Staff works together well. Appointments are almost always on time with minimal wait time. Dr. Nunley not only stays current on procedures, but...more
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