Dr. Wayne Paullus Jr, MD

Dr. Wayne Paullus Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
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Dr. Wayne Paullus Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Amarillo, TX and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1970 and specializes in neurosurgery.

11 Medical Dr

Amarillo, TX 79106

Contact Information

(806) 353-6400

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 93% of peers
Broken Neck
very high
more than 92% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Paullus Jr'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • 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
  • 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
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • 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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24  Procedures

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

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Keesler Usaf Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Wilford Hall Usaf Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Theodore Gildres Microsurg Ed Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Paullus Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Paullus Jr' Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paullus Jr to family and friends
17 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Paullus Jr' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Great first visit. His nurse did a complete nursing assessment and a thorough history. Dr Paullus also did a complete physical exam & explained my pathology. He then moved me into his office to see what he had reviewed from hospitals & other clinics. He then showed me on my MRI what he proposed to...more
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No bs and straight to the point. He truelly cares for his patients and their well being. Hope his kids become as good as he is, with just as much caring and maybe a happier bedside manner.
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He's direct and to the point and doesn't coddle you. He urges you to get a second opinion but after my experience with him (and finding out that my second and third opinion was the same result) - I trust him and do not feel a second opinion is necessary.
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