Meet Walter X. Loyola MD, FAANS, FACS

Walter X. Loyola MD Spine Surgeon Plano, TXDr. Walter X. Loyola is the most experienced full endoscopic spine surgeon in North Texas, having performed more full endoscopic spine procedures using 7mm Richard Wolf Spine Endoscope than any other spine surgeon in North Texas. He has a Spinal Fellowship from the University of South Florida. Dr. Loyola is a graduate of the University Central Del Caribe in Puerto Rico and completed his residency in Neurological Surgery at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He has also trained at the the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, The Institute of Neurology in London and Morristown Memorial Hospital in New Jersey.

Board Certified by The American Board of Neurological Surgery, he is a Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons . Member of The American Medical Association, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Texas Medical Association, and Dallas County Medical Society.

Dr. Loyola has been performing minimally invasive procedures for the spine since 1996. He uses the most advanced techniques in minimally and open spine surgery. Decisions regarding treatment for your spine must be made carefully. Dr. Loyola researches each patient condition before determining whether or not surgery is necessary. If the patient’s condition needs surgery, Dr. Loyola evaluates if it can be treated using the minimally invasive techniques since these are gentle and require no or minimum hospital stay depending if is a fusion or not, or long recovery time.

Dr. Loyola has been recognized in NEWSWEEK: Best Doctors of Texas" and D Magazine’s Best Doctors as one of the city’s best since 2005. He believes in using a conservative approach to treating his patients. He is well known for his successful outcomes of procedures of the brain and spine.


  • The Minimally Invasive Neurosurgical Society - August 2010.
  • Annual Meeting of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery.- November 2010
  • Annual David W. Cahill Spine Symposium - January 2011
  • Member Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery- August 2011
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