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
American College of Surgeons
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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1500 Line Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: (318) 629-5555
Fax: (318) 629-5556