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Dr. Miguel Pappolla, MD, PhD

Pain Management Specialist

Professional statement

Dr. Miguel Pappolla is an attentive, analytical neurologist and pain management specialist treating patients in Houston and Pasadena, Texas, and the surrounding communities. His approach as a practitioner is centered on paying attention to his patients, listening carefully to make sure he understands their concerns. He holds certification from the American Board of Pathology and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, specializing in fields including neuropathology, clinical pathology, anatomic pathology, and pain medicine. Originally from Argentina, Dr. Pappolla attended the University of Buenos Aires. Dr. Pappolla continued his medical education through a number of residency and fellowship programs at institutions including the University of South Alabama, Case Western Reserve University, the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and Northeastern Ohio Universities. He has also completed a Ph. D in human aging at the Open University of Catalonia. Patients visiting Dr. Pappolla can receive a full range of care for pain. He provides services including cortisone injections, epidural injections, nerve blocks, and spinal injections. In addition to his clinical service, Dr. Pappolla has conducted research that has been cited in more than 2,000 textbooks worldwide.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AmeriGroup

Specialties

  • Pain Management Specialist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Bayshore Medical Center
  • Park Plaza Hospital

Board certifications

  • Pain Medicine (Psychiatry and Neurology)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Anatomic Pathology (Pathology)
  • Clinical Pathology (Pathology)
  • Neuropathology (Pathology)
  • American Board of Pathology

Education and training

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Fellowship in Neuropathology
  • Case Western Reserve University, Fellowship in Neuropathology
  • University of South Alabama, Residency in Neurology
  • Medical School - University of Buenos Aires
  • Open University of Catalonia (PhD)
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center, Fellowship in Interventional Pain Management
  • Northeastern Ohio Universities, Residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1528051646

Office locations

St. Michael Pain and Spine Clinics

2646 S Loop West, Suite 106

Houston, TX 77054

St. Michael Pain and Spine Clinics

4004 Woodlawn Ave

Pasadena, TX 77504

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I absolutely love this doctor and his staff. I have been to several doctors in my life and this doctor and his staff are the very best ever. Great bedside manner, caring, concerned, informative and just very congenial people all the way around.
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I was in a lot of pain for 10 years. Dr. Pappolla cure my pain with his expertise. I know he has a lot of knowledge I know what he is doing.
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Dr. very professional and I would recommend him to all my friends. Brilliant!!
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