Dr. Walter Loyola, MD

Dr. Walter Loyola, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Walter Loyola, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Plano, TX. He graduated from Universidad Central Del Caribe and specializes in neurosurgery.

3060 Communications Pkwy Ste 100

Plano, TX 75093

Contact Information

(972) 312-0607

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Texas Workers' Compensation
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Traumatic Brain Injury
more than 86% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
more than 80% of peers
Spine Disorders
more than 79% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Loyola "We are committed to its quest to provide technically superb, compassionate, and timely surgical treatment of diseases affecting the nervous system. Accomplishment of this goal is visualized through use of groundbreaking research that brings scientific discovery into clinical service to offer the most progressive neurosurgical techniques available."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Back Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Fracture
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuritis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculitis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury


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45  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminotomy
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Paracentesis
  • Percutaneous Aspiration for Spinal Cord Cyst or Syrinx
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebroplasty


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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.


  • Universidad Central Del Caribe
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Universidad Central Del Caribe School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Herman Hosp-U Tex
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Univ of South Florida-Tampa Genl Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Loyola has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Loyola's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Loyola to family and friends
21 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Loyola's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

It truly saddens me to right this, but what has happened to me makes me increadibly sad and angry. I had laminectomy/discectomy in 2012 and cervical fusion in 2013. I have had pretty decent years since until this past year. I have a c4 and c7 bulge that is now causing severe pain. I called his...more
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Dr. Loyola is an amazing compassionate surgeon. I broke two bones in my neck from a car accident and he fit me in immediately for my procedure. I had no complications and my neck is doing great! I would highly highly highly recommend Dr.Loyola..
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Dr. Loyola has treated both my wife and me. We couldn't be more pleased with the professionalism, courtesy, and final results of his treatment. We would recommend him without reservation to any in need of a neurosurgeon.
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Dr. Loyola and Staff have an excellent Bed Side Manner. He operated on my Back a few years ago and did an excellent job. I play golf with no pain other then the Score. I recommend him an his Team to anyone requiring the best of the best medical care ...
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Recommended to us by my husband's pain management doctor. This is who she chose for her own husband's back surgery.
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