Dr. Rafael Parra, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 77
(23)
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Dr. Rafael Parra, MD
Dr. Rafael Parra, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in San Antonio, TX. He is 77 years old and has been practicing for 52 years. Dr. Parra is affiliated with Methodist Hospital and Nix Medical Center.

San Antonio Office

1303 McCullough Ave Ste 440

San Antonio, TX 78212

Contact Information

(210) 226-8349

Dr. Rafael Parra, MD

Dr. Rafael Parra, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Dr. Parra's Experience

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Dr. Parra's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • 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
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
49

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • 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

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Procedures

  • 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

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • St Josephs Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Hahnemann University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Hospital Med College Penn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Parra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Parra's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parra to family and friends
2.5
based on 23 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Parra's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in San Antonio, TX |
he loves to lie...he has no Bed side manners....and he told a man he had cancer in he's Brain...he cut into the Brain knowing full will there was no cancer...he should not be working ,, but on a Rock..
in San Antonio, TX |
He is the worst Dr I've ever had. I'm bound to my bed because of him. Can't walk!!!
in Pflugerville, TX |
Dr. Parra performed my spine surgery and I recovered well. He was available when I called and took time to answer all my questions.
in San Antonio, TX |
Very satisfied. Everything was explained very clearly. Got excellent results.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Parra accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Parra has admitting privileges

Methodist Hospital
7700 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229
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Nix Medical Center
414 Navarro St
San Antonio, TX 78205
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