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Carlos Bagley, MD, Neurosurgery, Dallas, TX, Parkland Health & Hospital System

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Neurosurgery Dallas, TX

Neurosurgical Spine Surgery

Professor of Neurological Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery; Vice Chairman Department of Neurological Surgery; Director, UT Southwestern Spine Center; Director, Neurosurgery Spine Fellowship

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Summary

  • Dr. Carlos Bagley is Professor of Neurosurgery and Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He also serves as the Vice Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery and Director of the Spine Program. Dr. Bagley is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and his clinical practice focuses on surgery for complex spinal deformity, spinal tumors, and degenerative conditions of the spinal column. His research interests focus on improving patient outcomes and surgical quality, reducing complications associated with spine surgery, and developing innovative approaches and strategies to treat complex spinal conditions.

    Dr. Bagley obtained his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences with Distinction from Duke University. He continued his education at Duke School of Medicine where he received multiple awards including the Stead Scholarship and the NIH summer research fellowship. Dr. Bagley completed his residency training in Neurosurgery and fellowship in Spinal Surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. While at Johns Hopkins, he received numerous awards including the Irving J. Sherwin Award for Resident Achievement and the Walter Dandy Award for Research. He also completed the prestigious NIH Neuro-Oncology Research Fellowship Program.

    After completion of his residency and fellowship training at Hopkins, he began his career in academic neurosurgery at Duke University. At Duke he developed and served as Co-Director of the Duke Spine Center.

    Dr. Bagley is an active member of numerous organizations including the North American Spine Society, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and American Association of Neurological Surgeons. He has also served as a reviewer and editorial board member of numerous scientific journals and has trained dozens of physicians spine surgery techniques. In addition to conducting multiple clinical research trials, he has authored over 200 scientific manuscripts and book chapters.

Education & Training

  • University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler School of Business
    University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler School of BusinessMBA, Masters of Business Administration (MBA), 2014 - 2016
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineResidency, Neurological Surgery, 2001 - 2007
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineInternship, Transitional Year, 2000 - 2001
  • Duke University School of Medicine
    Duke University School of MedicineClass of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2015 - 2022
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2015 - 2022
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2007 - 2023
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2004 - 2022
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery
  • American College of SurgeonsFellow

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013
  • Fellow (FAANS) American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Gender Differences in Use of Prolonged Non-Operative Therapies Prior to Index Lumbar Surgery  
    Carlos Bagley, Owoicho Adogwa, World Neurosurgery
  • Extended Length of Stay in Elderly Patients After Lumbar Decompression and Fusion Surgery Is May Not Be Attributable to Baseline Illness Severity or Postoperative Comp...  
    Owoicho Adogwa, Carlos A Bagley, World Neurosurgery

Authored Content

  • Gender Differences in Use of Prolonged Non-Operative Therapies Prior to Index Lumbar SurgeryAugust 2018
  • Does Nasal Carriage of Staphylococcus Aureus Increase the Risk of Post-Operative Infections After Elective Spine Surgery: Do Most Infections Occur in Carriers?May 2018
  • Does Nasal Carriage of Staphylococcus Aureus Increase the Risk of Post-Operative Infections After Elective Spine Surgery: Do Most Infections Occur in Carriers?May 2018
  • Pediatric Spinal Ependymomas: An Epidemiological StudyApril 2018
  • Pediatric Spinal Ependymomas: An Epidemiologic StudyApril 2018
  • Pediatric Spinal Ependymomas: An Epidemiologic StudyApril 2018
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Press Mentions

  • 10 Spine Oncology Specialists to Know
    10 Spine Oncology Specialists to KnowFebruary 13th, 2016
  • Dr. Duntsch Defense Expert: "The Only Way This Happens Is the Entire System Fails the Patients"
    Dr. Duntsch Defense Expert: "The Only Way This Happens Is the Entire System Fails the Patients"February 13th, 2017
  • 10 Spine Surgeon Leaders to Know
    10 Spine Surgeon Leaders to KnowNovember 8th, 2018
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Committees

  • Co-Chair, NASS Performance Measurement Committee
  • Musculoskeletal Steering Committe, National Quality Forum
  • Member, NASS Evidence Compilation and Analysis Committee
  • Member, American Medical Association Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement (PCPI)

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations