Dr. Rafael Parra, MD

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Dr. Rafael Parra, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

Rafael A Parra MD & Associates 1303 McCullough Ave Ste 440, San Antonio, TX 78212 Get Directions
(210) 226-8349

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Dr. Parra specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in San Antonio, TX. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    • How well provider listens and answers questions
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

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    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Aneurysm
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Ear Disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Fracture
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thrombosis
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vertebral Column Tumors

    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
    • Disc Replacement
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

    Background Check

    • 0
      Malpractice Claims

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    • 0
      Sanctions

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    • 1
      Board Action

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      • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (6/8/2012)
      • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: Texas
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    Education

    • Medical School
      Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Facultad De Medicina

      Graduated in 1965

    • Internship Hospital
      St Josephs Hospital

      Completed in 1968

    • Residency Hospital
      Hahnemann University

      Completed in 1973

      Hospital Med College Penn

      Completed in 1975

    Awards & Recognition

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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Neurosurgery
    • Board certified in Neurosurgery
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • Board actions found
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    Dr. Parra's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Parra

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    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients