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 practices neurosurgery. In addition to English, Dr. Ortega-Barnett speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health), Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), and South Shore Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at La Salle University, Mexican Faculty of Medicine and residency at Allegheny General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University. He 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. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Ortega-Barnett include: Outstanding Social Service Award Board eligible Neurological Surgery.; "Bronze Torch" Award Allegheny General Hospital; and AMA Physician Recognition Award. Dr. Ortega-Barnett's practice is open to new patients.

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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 is a pediatric neurosurgery specialist in Houston, TX, League City, TX, and Galveston, TX. Patient reviews placed Dr. Mohanty at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts 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 S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack and a graduate of National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, India's residency program. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Mohanty is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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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 specializes in neurosurgery and practices in League City, TX and Galveston, TX. He is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Patterson's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Patient ratings for Dr. Patterson average 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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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 physician who specializes in neurosurgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Anderson is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Anderson include spinal cord tumor, pituitary tumor, and acoustic neuroma. His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Anderson has an open panel. He attended medical school at the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Anderson trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alberta for his residency.

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Clinical interests: Brain AVM, Aneurysm, Spine Surgery Procedures, Brain Tumor, Meningioma, Acoustic Neuroma, Carpal ... (Read more)

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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.
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