Dr. Miguel Angel Pappolla MD Neurologist

Dr. Miguel Pappolla is a neurologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with Park Plaza Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Buenos Aires and has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Pappolla accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 19 doctors at Park Plaza Hospital who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Interventional, Pain Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Park Plaza Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of South Alabama
Residency, Neurology, 1997 - 2000

Aultman Hospital
Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1980 - 1983

University of Mississippi Medical Center
Fellowship, Pain Medicine, 2005 - 2006

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship, Neuropathology, 1984 - 1985

Case Westrn Res University Afl Hospital
Fellowship, Neuropathology, 1983 - 1984

University of Buenos Aires
Class of 1978

University of Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Other Training, Human Aging, 2002

Case Western Reserve University
Other Training, Neuropathology, 1983 - 1984

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Other Training, Neuropathology, 1984 - 1985

University of Mississippi
Other Training, Interventional Pain Management (Anesthesia accredited program), 2005 - 2006

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pathology
Certified 28 years in Anatomic Pathology

American Board of Pathology
Certified 28 years in Neuropathology

American Board of Pathology
Certified 24 years in Clinical Pathology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 10 years in Neurology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 6 years in Pain Medicine

FL State Medical License
Active through 2013

MS State Medical License
Active through 2013

OH State Medical License
Active through 2014

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Josephine T. Morse Endowed Professorship in Neuropathology, Medical University of South Carolina

Commendation Award for Academic Excellence and Leadership, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Teaching Award, Department of Neurology., University of South Alabama, Given by graduating Neurology residents

Weil Award (awarded to the best study in Neuropathology leading to advancements on mechanisms of disease)., American Association of Neuropathologists

Zenith Fellowship Award ($250,000), Alzheimer’s Association

James A. Shannon Director’s Award, ($100,000), National Institutes of Health

Commendation Award, for Academic and Clinical Excellence, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC

Publications & Presentations

"Interventional Pain Modalities for Spine Care. A Short Review". (Invited Speaker)
2007 8 24

Cholesterol metabolism, hyperhomocysteinemia and oxidative stress: Novel therapeutic targets for Alzheimer’s disease. (Invited Symposium Speaker)
2004 7 1

Cholesterol metabolism: A risk factor and potential therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s disease. (Invited Symposium Speaker)
2002 7 20

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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