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We found 4 neurosurgeons who accept Humana Basic 6850/HMO Premier near Galveston, TX.

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Dr. Juan Ramon Ortega Barnett, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
1005 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Juan Ortega-Barnett is a neurosurgeon. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. After completing medical school at La Salle University, Mexican Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Ortega-Barnett performed his residency at Allegheny General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include "Bronze Torch" Award Allegheny General Hospital; AMA Physician Recognition Award; and Outstanding Social Service Award. In addition to English, Dr. Ortega-Barnett speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health), Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), and South Shore Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Joel T Patterson, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
9.208 John Sealy Annex; 301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Joel Patterson is a specialist in neurosurgery. He works in Galveston, TX and League City, TX. He is rated highly by his patients. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Patterson obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Patterson has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Aaron Mohanty, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurosurgery
301 University Boulevard; John Sealy Annex, Rm. 9-112
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Aaron Mohanty's specialty is pediatric neurosurgery. Dr. Mohanty is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Utkal University. He is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston).

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Dr. Glenn B Brian Anderson, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
301 University Boulevard; 9.208 John Sealy Annex
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Glenn Anderson is a neurosurgery specialist in Houston, TX and Galveston, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Anderson include spinal cord tumor, pituitary tumor, and acoustic neuroma. Dr. Anderson's hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). He graduated from the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alberta. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. Dr. Anderson welcomes new patients.

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What is Neurosurgery?

Neurosurgery is the highly skilled specialty devoted to the surgical treatment of issues affecting the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. It is similar to the specialty of neurology, which also treats disorders of the nervous system. Even though there is some overlap, neurosurgery focuses on the surgical treatment of nervous system disorders. However, not every neurosurgery job means surgery -- neurosurgeons may also provide a diagnosis, interpret imaging and test results, or provide non-surgical treatment, depending on the nature of the illness.

Neurosurgeons treat nervous system disorders such as:
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Brain or spine tumors
  • Blood clots in the brain
  • Hydroencephalitis
  • Aneurysms or stroke
  • Seizures
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Carpal or cubital tunnel syndromes
  • Repair of severed nerves
  • Infections of the brain or spinal fluid

Because the nervous system is both so delicate and so complex, neurosurgery has one of the most rigorous and competitive medical education programs. After college and medical school, it is common for a neurosurgeon to require 7-10 additional years of intense training.

New discoveries in this field allow neurosurgeons to heal and accomplish more than ever before, and they are now able to treat many injuries and illnesses that were once fatal.