Dr. Michael Bolesta

Orthopedic Surgery
Dallas, TX
39 years experience male

Locations

Office

Dallas, TX

Address

Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1801 Inwood Rd., Dallas, TX
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

About

Bio

Native of St. Louis, Missouri. Trained in Missouri, North Carolina, and Ohio. Practiced in Ohio, Missouri, and Texas. Have practiced in Dallas since 1994, caring for folks with spinal problems.

Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery

Doctor Q&A

828 Answers
223 Agrees
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: You did not say where the numbness ; tingling are. If worsening, spreading (arms, hands), or you have weakness (arms, hands), or trouble walking, go t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many possibilitie: It might be from the prior surgery or injection (contamination, but bacteria were dormant till more recently). It also may have come from infection el ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Medication, see doc: Yo could try over the counter pain medication, heating pad (or ice pack). If you feel like you are not getting enough air, go to er or your doctor rig ... Read More
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Dec 14, 2012
Excellent answers and very timely. Great doctor to follow. Ron (oral surgeon, orlando)
Jan 17, 2014
Impressive education, training, and experience. What to look for in a spine surgeon.
Mar 4, 2013
Impressive credentials, caring, what else is there?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you so much for getting back to me, she has been taking pain medication, over the counter to try and help the pain, it's not working
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I was told that I could eventually become paralyzed by this. Thank you for the help, I do have severe pain and numbness down my right side.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! good to know that low back pain is related to tingling sensation of the right side of face and shoulder, thanks doc

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, MO
Graduated 1981MD

Residency

DUKE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Awards

AOA North American Travelling Fellow 1988
American Orthopaedic Association
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