Dr. Steven Prakken, MD

Dr. Steven Prakken, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Steven Prakken, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Durham, NC. He graduated from Oregon Health & Science University School Of Medicine and specializes in pain medicine.

4309 Medical Park Dr

Durham, NC 27704

Contact Information

(855) 855-6484

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


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

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Prakken'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.

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  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Oregon Health & Science University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of California San Francisco Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Prakken has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Prakken's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Prakken to family and friends
based on 20 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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Dr. Prakken's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Wendell
I've been seeing Dr. Prakken for 10+ years. He's the BEST doctor I've ever seen. I don't agree with the previous comment about him getting facts and dates wrong. He takes meticulous notes. So if you tell him something at a previous appointment, he'll know it at the next. He's the smartest man I...more
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in Durham, NC
I waited over 4 months to see him. He could not keep the dates correct with my health timeline, could not keep my answers correct to his questions and would keep going back in his notes to verify them more than once. Basically called me a liar about an answer I gave to the Dr who sent me to him &...more
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