Dr. David A Cavanaugh MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. David Cavanaugh is a neurosurgeon in Shreveport, Louisiana and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including CHRISTUS Schumpert Medical Center and LSU Health Sciences Center. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and has been in practice for 33 years. He is one of 6 doctors at CHRISTUS Schumpert Medical Center and one of 7 at LSU Health Sciences Center who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Louisiana State University
Residency, General Surgery, 1981–1982

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1982–1987

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified in Neurological Surgery

LA State Medical License
Active through 2014

TX State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Fellow (FAANS), American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Symptomatic adjacent segment disease after cervical total disc replacement: re-examining the clinical and radiological evidence with established criteria.
Nunley, P. D.,Jawahar, A.,Cavanaugh, D. A.,Gordon, C. R.,Kerr, E. J.,Utter, P. A.

Intramedullary space occupying lesion of the cervical cord: when magnetic resonance imaging is not possible.
Cavanaugh, D. A.,Utter, P. A.,Jawahar, A.,Harper, J. A.,Nunley, P. D.

Factors Affecting the Incidence of Symptomatic Adjacent Level Disease in Cervical Spine after Total Disc Arthroplasty: 2 - 4 Years Follow-Up of 3 Prospective Randomized Trials.
Nunley, P.D., Jawahar, A., Kerr, E.J., Gordon, C.J., Cavanaugh, D.A., Birdsong, E.M., Stocks, M., Danielson, G.

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