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. Suguna Pappu is a fellowship-trained Neurosurgeon in Albuquerque, New Mexico with UNM Health Center for Spinal Health who specializes In degenerative and traumatic spine injuries. She is also the Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery. Dr. Pappu was awarded a National Research Service Award fellowship for medical image analysis as part of the Yale University Image Processing and Analysis Group.

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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