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We found 6 neurosurgeons who accept Humana Simplicity near Shenandoah, TX.

Dr. Geoffrey Pyong Zubay, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery
9200 Pinecroft Drive; Suite 130
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Geoffrey Zubay practices spine surgery and neurosurgery in Shenandoah, TX, Tyler, TX, and The Woodlands, TX. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. Before completing his residency at Barrow Neurological Institute, Dr. Zubay attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. On average, patients gave Dr. Zubay a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Zubay accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Dr. Norman Jose Justo Torres, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
920 Medical Plaza Drive; Suite 150
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Norman Torres' medical specialty is neurosurgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Torres is 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of the Philippines and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Torres attended medical school at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. Dr. Torres (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Filipino and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Aneurysm, Neck Problems, Brain Surgery, Spine Surgery Procedures, Tumor

Dr. Stephen Alan Fletcher, DO
Specializes in Pediatric Neurosurgery
9200 New Trails Drive; Suite 100
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Stephen Fletcher practices pediatric neurosurgery in Houston, TX and The Woodlands, TX. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Fletcher graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Memorial Hermann and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is affiliated with Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Hydrocephalus, Spina Bifida, Surgical Procedures, Neurosurgical Procedures, Chiari Malformation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sebastian Ramon Herrera, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
9200 Pinecroft Drive; 130
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. Sebastian Herrera practices neurosurgery in Shenandoah, TX and The Woodlands, TX. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Herrera attended Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine for medical school. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Herrera's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

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Dr. George Al Shamy, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
9200 Pinecroft Drive; Suite 130
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. George Al Shamy is a specialist in neurosurgery. He works in Humble, TX, The Woodlands, TX, and Shenandoah, TX. He studied medicine at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Al Shamy is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and more. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
9200 Pinecroft Drive, Medical Plaza 3; Suite 130
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Raul Cardenas is a specialist in neurosurgery. Dr. Cardenas is a graduate of Meharry Medical College. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars.

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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.