Dr. Stephen Paulus, MD

Dr. Stephen Paulus, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
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Age 35
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Dr. Stephen Paulus, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Little Rock, AR and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences in 2009 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.Read his story

10301 Kanis Rd

Little Rock, AR 72205

Contact Information

(501) 604-6900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Coccygeal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sacrum Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Paulus' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Paulus "Dr. Stephen Paulus is a Little Rock native and graduate of Little Rock Christian Academy. He grew up in a medical family with a pediatrician father and registered nurse mother. His first hands-on exposure to medicine occurred during a mission trip to Honduras as a high school student, and this experience shaped and guided his interests towards the profession. He graduated from Wheaton College in Illinois with honors in 2005, and returned home for medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Upon attaining his doctorate in 2009, Dr. Paulus completed his medical internship at East Carolina University and residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Kansas University Medical Center, where he served as chief resident. He is fellowship trained at Stanford University Medical Center in conservative and interventional spine care. Dr. Paulus chose residency training in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation because he values the principles of multi disciplinary care for reducing pain and restoring function to his patients, allowing them to once again find value and happiness in their daily life. He finds satisfaction in helping patients return to work, become more independent in daily living, and return to activities that were once difficult. He enjoys traveling with his wife whom is a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) working with premature infants. He also enjoys tennis and attending concerts. "
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1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain
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18  Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Fluoroscopic-Guided Hip Injection
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Third Occipital Nerve Block

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Paulus has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Paulus' Reviews

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4.2

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Dr. Paulus is not only knowledgeable but also caring and kind and was never in a hurry to explain my condition and answer all my questions.
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Very friendly, down-to-earth doctor, who takes the time to explain exactly what your diagnosis is, how it is treated and expected prognosis. Very well informed, very likeable...GREAT BEDSIDE MANNER. Feel very comfortable and confident with him. Also very gentle in his exam of the affected area.
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All my friends said injections won't help, but he is amazing. I had 2 injections in my neck and I feel so much better and his nurse practitioner Kim is so caring. I recommend him to all my friends.
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Very pleasant and answered all of my questions! Would definitely recommend!! Office staff was very friendly also!
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