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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (27)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul Detwiler, Neurological Surgery is Excellent. Dr. Detwiler has been reviewed by 48 patients who have provided 27 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Paul Detwiler, MD, MS is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gamma Knife Surgery (Stereotactic Radiosurgery)
  • Movement Disorders
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Parkinson Disease

Education & Awards

Dr. Detwiler graduated from Yeshiva University, Bronx. He has 7 awards.

American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Neurological Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Detwiler has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Texas Spine and Joint Hospital - Tyler 
  • East Texas Medical Center-Tyler 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Paul W Detwiler MD and MS is a male Neurosurgeon, has 19 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Paul W. Detwiler practice?
Dr. Paul Detwiler has 1 office location.
Dr. Paul Detwiler practices Neurological Surgery near Tyler, TX.
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