Dr. Sharad Rajpal, MD

Dr. Sharad Rajpal, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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43 y/o
(73)

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Dr. Sharad Rajpal, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lafayette, CO and has been practicing for 8 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Boulder Neurosurgical & Spine Assocs

300 Exempla Cir Ste 270

Lafayette, CO 80026
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan

Learn about Dr. Rajpal

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Top Care Areas

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

Scoliosis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Myelopathy
very high
more than 89% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Rajpal'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. Rajpal "The team of physicians at BNA includes board certified and fellowship trained experts in a diverse array of brain- and spine-related conditions such as functional neurosurgery, neurosurgical oncology, spinal deformity, vascular surgery and cerebrovascular disease. While all BNA surgeons are trained in general neurosurgery, each brings a unique skill-set to broaden the expertise of the entire team and contribute to a multidisciplinary, minimally invasive approach to patient-centered care"

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Rajpal does not have any board certifications listed.

62  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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25  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • St. Olaf College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Wisconsin Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honor Society , St. Olaf College, 1996
  • Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society, St. Olaf College, 1995-1997
  • Mayfield Basic Science Award, AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, 2007
  • Merck Index Award for Excellence in Chemistry, St. Olaf College, 1997
  • Rotary International Community Service Award, 1993
  • St. Olaf Buntrock Presidential Scholarship for High Academic Achievement, 1993-1997
  • Medtronic Sofamor Danek Health Care Professional In-Training Scholarship, 2005
  • Patients Choice Physician, Patients Choice, patientschoice.org, 2011, 2012
  • Summa Cum Laude, St. Olaf College, 1997
  • Medical Student Teaching Award, University of Wisconsin Department of Neurosurgery, 2008
  • Outstanding Paper Award for Basic Science, The Spine Journal & NASS, 2010
  • Resident Academic Achievement Award, University of Wisconsin Department of Neurosurgery, 2005
  • Whos Who Among Colleges and Universities, 1997
  • Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society, St. Olaf College, 1996-1997
  • Resident Academic Achievement Award, University of Wisconsin Department of Neurosurgery, 2007
  • American Medical Student Association (AMSA) Leadership Recognition Award, 2000
  • Departmental Distinction in Chemistry, St. Olaf College, 1997
  • State Medical Society of Wisconsin Houghton Award for Scholastic Excellence, Extracurricular Achievement..., 2002
Media & Publications

Dr. Rajpal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rajpal's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rajpal to family and friends
73 total reviews (35 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (73)

  • 5
    (69)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Rajpal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (35)

In early 2016, I was on a bicycle and was hit broadside by an SUV. Had a lot of breaks in my spine, including a nurse L1 vertebrae that needed surgery. The trauma team recommended Dr. Rajpal and his team, and I'm so glad he was my surgeon. He put me back together and I was up and walking within 2...more
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The level of care and concern as been exceptional! Dr. Rajpal and Ericka have been very thorough in pre and post operation care and getting over all the humps and bumps of this surgery. I would highly recommend them to all who are looking for an totally exceptional care.
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Care. Was very good and answered questions when asked. Have very knowledgeable staff. Have had no problems since operation. I would recommend boulder neurosurgical to any persomn needing spine help.
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L3/4 Fusion surgery recovery is 80 percent with minimal pain after almost 3months, thanks so much.
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My experience was very positive. Team Rajpal was wonderful and did great work both pre and post op. I was well informed about the entire process. my wife was so pleased and appreciative of the hourly updates during the 7hour surgery. Thank you so much!
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