Dr. Kevin J Pauza MD Physiatrist

Dr. Kevin Pauza is a physiatrist in Tyler, Texas and is affiliated with Texas Spine & Joint Hospital. He received his medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. Dr. Pauza accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 3 doctors at Texas Spine & Joint Hospital who specialize in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish, French, German, Arabic, Japanese and Chinese (Cantonese).

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Physiatrist: General Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Clinical Interests: Spine Biologics, Intetvertebral Disc Biologics. Spine Reconstruction

Hospital Affiliation

Texas Spine & Joint Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1991 - 1994

Overlook Hospital
Internship, Transitional Year, 1990 - 1991

Penn State College of Medicine
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Certified 18 years in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

TX State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of intradiscal electrothermal therapy for the treatment of discogenic low back pain.
Pauza, K.J., Howell, S., Dreyfuss, P., Peloza, J.H., Dawson, K., Bogduk, N.

Re: Efficacy and validity of radiofrequency neurotomy for chroniclumbar zygapophysial joint pain (Spine 2000;25:1270-7).
van Kleef, M., Weber, W. E., Kessels, A., Dreyfuss, P., Pauza, K., Bogduk, N.

Efficacy and validity of radiofrequency neurotomy for chronic lumbar zygapophysial joint pain.
Dreyfuss, P., Halbrook, B., Pauza, K., Joshi, A., McLarty, J., Bogduk, N.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon CommunityCare
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Pacificare HMO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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