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Dr. Alan Appley, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.2 (35)
Map Pin Small Lafayette, LA
Accepting new patients
41 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Alan Appley, MD

Dr. Alan Appley, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Lafayette, LA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 41 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, Iberia Medical Center, Ochsner Acadia General Hospital, Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center and Opelousas General Health System. Dr. Appley, completed a residency at Los Angeles County-University of Southern California & Affiliated Hospitals. Patients rated Dr. Appley an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Appley works at Acadiana Neurosurgery in Lafayette, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Cancer of Cerebral Meninges and Myelopathy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Appley's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Lafayette Hematology-oncology
    155 Hospital Dr Ste 100, Lafayette, LA 70503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 235-7743
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 12:00
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    Lafayette General Medical Center
    1214 Coolidge Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 289-7991

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center
  • Iberia Medical Center
  • Ochsner Acadia General Hospital
  • Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center
  • Opelousas General Health System

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Myelopathy

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Myelopathy
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Meningiomas
Pituitary Tumor
Hypothalamus Cancer
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Back Pain
Brain Cancer
Broken Neck
Cerebral Edema
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Stenosis
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Cranial Trauma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Radiculopathy
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spondylolisthesis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Traumatic Brain Injury
Brain Surgery
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Disc Replacement
Herniated Disc Surgery
Spinal Fusion
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Acoustic Neuroma
Acquired Brain Injuries
Acute Stroke
Adult Spina Bifida
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Arthritis of the Spine
Astrocytoma
Benign Astrocytoma
Bone Cancer
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Disorders
Brain Hemorrhage
Brain Injury
Cancer
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Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cavernous Malformation of Spine
Cerebellar Astrocytoma
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Astrocytoma
Cerebral Hemorrhage With Amyloidosis, Hereditary, Dutch Type
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Vascular Disease
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Cervical Spondylolisthesis
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari's Deformity
Chordoma
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Communicating Hydrocephalus
Complex Fractures
Compressed Spinal Cord
Compression Fracture
Craniopharyngioma
Craniospinal Trauma
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Epidural Hematoma
Extradural Hemorrhage
Glioma
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Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
Hydrocephalus, Adult
Hydrocephalus, Child
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
Lumbar Spinal Cord Injury
Malignant Astrocytoma
Medulloblastoma
Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
Myelomalacia
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Occult Spinal Dysraphism
Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
Pathologic Fracture
Pathological Spine Fracture
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Post-Traumatic Coma
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Radiculitis
Schwannoma
Secondary Malignancies
Skull Fracture
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Instability
Spinal Shock
Spinal Tuberculosis
Spine Dislocation
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Split Spinal Cord Malformation
Spondylarthritis
Spondylosis
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Cerebral Edema
Upper Back Pain
Vertebral Column Tumors
Vertebral Fracture
Whiplash
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Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Artificial Disc Replacement
Brain Tumor Biopsy
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Surgery
Complex Spine Surgery
Cranial CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery
Cranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Craniectomy
Craniotomy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Kyphoplasty
Laminectomy
Laminoplasty
Laminotomy
Lower Spine Surgery
Lumbar Disc Replacement
Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Microdiscectomy
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Nasoalveolar Molding
Neurostimulator Implantation
Pituitary Gland Tumor Resection
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Surgery
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Internal Fixation
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Surgery
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Surgical Nutrition
Surgical Orthodontics
Total Disc Replacement
Vertebroplasty
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    4.2
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    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 41 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1306891320
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Los Angeles County-University of Southern California & Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency
    Internship
    • Los Angeles County-University of Southern California & Affiliated Hospitals
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Tulane University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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    Dr. Appley works at Acadiana Neurosurgery in Lafayette, LA. View the full address on Dr. Appley’s profile.

    Dr. Appley has seen patients for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Cancer of Cerebral Meninges and Myelopathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Appley on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    35 patients have reviewed Dr. Appley. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Appley.

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