About Miguel Pappolla, MD, PhD

About The Practice

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The goal of Miguel Pappolla, MD, and the staff at St Michael's Neurology and Pain Medicine is to place their experience and dedication at the service of patients in the Houston, Texas community.

Dr. Pappolla's training includes medical residencies and fellowships in Neurology and Pain Medicine (Anesthesia based) and also in Clinical Pathology, Anatomic Pathology, and Neuropathology. This training required 10 additional years of formal medical education (following graduation from medical school) in programs accredited by the American Board of Medical Specialties, considered the "gold-standard" in physician education in the United States.

Dr. Pappolla holds active board certifications in five disciplines of medicine (Pain Management, Neurology, Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology and Neuropathology). He has also been serving the public at large for over 20 years as a consultant for the NIH (National Institutes of Health) and a full Professor or Faculty at several of the most prestigious medical schools in the USA (LSU New Orleans, Mount Sinai Medical School in New York City, University of Texas at Houston) where he taught Neurosciences to medical students and medical residents for over 20 years. Dr. Pappolla has also served as Chairman of Neurology and Director of Neurosciences in one of the largest tertiary care centers in Mississippi, until his practice was disrupted by Hurricane Katrina. His scientific work includes more than 100 publications and book chapters in neuroscience.

At St Michael's Neurology and Pain Medicine, Dr. Pappolla and the team provide care for concussions, traumatic brain injury, migraines, back pain, neck pain, spine disorders, headaches, and other chronic pain disorders in Houston, Pasadena, NASA, Clear Lake, and the surrounding communities. They pride themselves on having a professional, experienced team of health care specialists who attend to patients in a compassionate low-stress environment. For patients with chronic pain, their approach is multidisciplinary. They work closely with many other specialists including neurologists, psychologists, orthopedic and spine surgeons, physiatrists, oncologists, and psychiatrists to optimally coordinate the care of our patients. In order to better serve patients, St Michael's Neurology and Pain Medicine is a Spanish-speaking practice.

To learn more about St Michael's Neurology and Pain Medicine’s approach to pain, call the office or book an appointment online today.


Words from our patients

  • Vitals

    "I am impressed by Dr. Pappolla. I had been to many doctors before but he treated me well and his PRP helped me with the pain."

    Self-verified patient
  • Vitals

    "I have been blessed to find such a knowledgeable and caring physisician. The staff at the clinic was very responsive and dedicated."

    Self-verified patient
  • Vitals

    "Dr. Pappolla expertly diagnosed and treated my pain after several other doctors failed to do so. I can enjoy life again!"

    Self-verified patient
  • Healthgrades

    "I am beyond pleased with the results I got from coming to see Dr. Pappolla for my back injury from the vehicle accident I was in."

    Janie S.
St Michael's Neurology and Pain Medicine
2646 South Loop West, Suite 106
Texas Medical Center

Houston, TX 77054
Phone: 713-364-0087
Fax: 281-822-0480
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