Paul J. Waguespack, M.D.
Special Interests: Movement Disorder Surgery (DBS); Minimally-Invasive & Complex Spinal Surgery; Neck & Arm Pain; Trigeminal Neuralgia; Cranial & Spinal Tumors.
Dr. Waguespack graduated cum laude from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana with a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering before pursuing medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Waguespack completed his internship and neurosurgery residency at Tulane, and even served as Clinical Assistant Professor for the Department of Neurosurgery shortly after finishing a fellowship in neurosurgery at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Waguespack joined The NeuroMedical Center in 2003, and is actively engaged in clinical research. He works closely alongside neurologist Dr. Gerald Calegan to advance research in Deep Brain Stimulation. In fact, the pair help developed Baton Rouge’s first Deep Brain Stimulation center to treat patients with Parkinson’s Disease, essential tremor and dystonia.
Dr. Waguespack is an active member of several professional organizations including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and is also a sitting member of the Louisiana State Medical Society’s Board of Governors. Dr. Waguespack also lends his expertise to the VA Medical Center in New Orleans as a consultant staff neurosurgeon.