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We found 4 neurosurgeons who accept Unicare POS near Houston, TX.

Dr. Edward Charles Murphy, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery, Other
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Edward Murphy is a physician who specializes in neurosurgery. Dr. Murphy is conversant in Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: pituitary surgery, acoustic neuroma, and aneurysm. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist, Park Plaza Hospital, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). Dr. Murphy is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Murphy trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Murphy is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Brain AVM, Bone Spurs, Neck Pain, Brain Cancer, Lower Back Pain, Aneurysm, Neck Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew Christopher Roeser, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
6560 Fannin Street; Suite 1200
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Andrew Roeser's area of specialization is neurosurgery. Dr. Roeser's clinical interests include spinal cord tumor, brain surgery, and pituitary surgery. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Roeser is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Roeser accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Roeser's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Meningioma, Brain Surgery, Spinal Cord Tumor, Spine Surgery Procedures, Trigeminal Neuralgia

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Bindal, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery, Other
6624 Fannin; Suite 1740
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Rajesh Bindal is a specialist in neurosurgery. He works in Sugar Land, TX and Houston, TX. His areas of expertise include back pain, brain surgery, and neck pain. Dr. Bindal is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bindal's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Neck Pain, Spinal Fusion, Brain Cancer, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Brain Surgery, Spine Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alfonso Enrique Aldama-Luebbert, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
6560 Fannin Street; 1200
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Alfonso Aldama-Luebbert is a neurosurgeon in Houston, TX. He has indicated that his clinical interests include spinal cord tumor, microsurgery, and spine surgery procedures. Dr. Aldama-Luebbert's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Aldama-Luebbert is affiliated with Houston Methodist. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Microsurgery, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Neck Surgery, Spinal Cord Tumor, Spine Surgery Procedures

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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.