Dr. Howard B. Cotler, MD

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Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy • Male • Age 61

1200 Binz St Suite 970
Houston, TX 77004
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Dr. Cotler's Experience

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Dr. Cotler's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Cotler Performs

  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
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Conditions Dr. Cotler Treats

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Hospital Quality

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Park Plaza Hospital
1313 Hermann Drive
Houston, TX 77004

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Gulf Coast Spine Care Ltd
Plaza Medical Center
1200 Binz St Suite 970
Houston, TX 77004
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    Dr. Cotler's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy

    Board Certifications

    • Emergency Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
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    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    2
    • Ataxia
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
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    Background Check for Dr. Cotler

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
    Graduated in 1979

    Internship Hospital

    Grady Memorial Hospital/Emory University
    Complete in 1980

    Residency Hospital

    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Complete in 1984

    Fellowship Hospital

    Harborview Medical Center/University Of Washington
    Complete in 1985
    Northwestern University
    Complete in 1984
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cotler & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Cotler's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cotler

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cotler to family and friends

    21 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Cotler's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 21 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Cotler
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    21 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Cotler accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    Gulf Coast Spine Care Ltd
    Plaza Medical Center
    1200 Binz St Suite 970
    Houston, TX 77004
    (713) 523-8884 (Office)
    (713) 523-9075 (Fax)
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