Dr. Suguna Pappu, MD, PhD

Dr. Suguna Pappu, MD, PhD

Neurosurgeon at UNM Health Center for Spinal Health

Meet Dr. Suguna Pappu, MD, PhD

Dr. Pappu is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with UNM Health Center for Spinal Health.

She strives to deliver outstanding care for a range of degenerative and traumatic spinal conditions.

Dr. Pappu at a Glance

  • Dr. Pappu is experienced using cutting-edge techniques and equipment, such as radiosurgery (gamma knife).
  • She received her PhD from MIT and her MD from Yale University School of Medicine.

Talk to Dr. Pappu about your health situation.

Dr. Pappu is a member of UNM Health Center for Spinal Health.

Directions to our primary location in

Albuquerque, NM

How Dr. Suguna Pappu, MD, PhD Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Pain
  • Aneurysms
  • Back Pain
  • Brain Tumors
  • Cervical Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Dizziness
  • Epilepsy
  • Headaches
  • Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Neuralgia
  • Seizures
  • Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Trauma
  • Vascular Malformations


  • CAT/MR Scan
  • Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • Deep brain stimulation
  • Functional Neurosurgery
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Microvascualar Decompression (MVD)
  • Radiosurgery & Gamma Knife
  • Skull-Base Surgery
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Stereotatic Radiosurgery
  • Stroke Program

Accolades for Dr. Suguna Pappu, MD, PhD

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellowship, Neurosurgery - University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • UNM Faculty Senator
  • UNM Health Sciences Center Research Board

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