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We found 6 neurosurgeons who accept Bronze Choice HSA 6300 - 2 near The Woodlands, TX.

Dr. Imran Fayaz, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
1111 Medical Plaza Drive; Suite 200
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Imran Fayaz practices neurosurgery in The Woodlands, TX. Dr. Fayaz's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Fayaz has received include Special Merit Award, Chemical Institute of Canada, Ontario Scholar, Ministry of Education; Farquharson Research Scholarship, Medical Research Council of Canada; and Dr. Gabriel Leung Memorial Scholarship, Faculty of Medicine. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Lumbar Spine Problems, Neck Surgery, Spine Surgery Procedures, Thoracic Spine Problems

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery
9305 Pinecroft Drive; Suite 304
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Cyril Sebastian specializes in spine surgery and neurosurgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: back pain, spinal cord tumor, and neck pain. Dr. Sebastian has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with St. Luke's Lakeside Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Neck Pain, Brain Cancer, Lower Back Pain, Neck Problems, Brain Surgery, Spine Problems, Cancer, ... (Read more)

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. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Zubay is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He studied medicine at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His training includes a residency program at Barrow Neurological Institute. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

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Dr. Norman Jose Justo Torres, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
9200 New Trails Drive; Suite 100
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Norman Torres is a specialist in neurosurgery. Dr. Torres's education and training includes medical school at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of the Philippines and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. His average patient rating is 3.5 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. In addition to English, Dr. Torres (or staff) speaks Filipino and Spanish. Dr. Torres's professional 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 is a pediatric neurosurgeon. Patients rated Dr. Fletcher highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He studied medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. His training includes residency programs at Memorial Hermann and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is professionally 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. George Al Shamy, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
9200 Pinecroft Drive; Suite 130
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. George Al Shamy practices neurosurgery in Humble, TX, The Woodlands, TX, and Shenandoah, TX. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital. Dr. Al Shamy attended medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Al Shamy honors.

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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.