Dr. Richard Simpson Jr., MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 61

6560 Fannin St Ste 944
Houston, TX 77030
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Dr. Simpson Jr.'s Experience

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Dr. Simpson Jr.'s Specialties

Procedures Dr. Simpson Jr. Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Simpson Jr. Treats

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
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Hospital Quality

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Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
West Houston Medical Center
12141 Richmond Avenue
Houston, TX 77082

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
6560 Fannin St Ste 944
Houston, TX 77030
Methodist Neurologicl Institute
Methodist Neurologicl Institute
6560 Fannin St Ste 900
Houston, TX 77030
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    Dr. Simpson Jr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Stereotaxis
    2
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Injury
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
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    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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    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

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical University Of South Carolina
    Graduated in 1982

    Internship Hospital

    Baylor Affil Hospital
    Complete in 1984

    Residency Hospital

    Baylor College Of Med
    Complete in 1989
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Simpson Jr. & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Simpson Jr.'s Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Simpson Jr. has admitting privileges:

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    • Houston Methodist Hospital

    • West Houston Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    13 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 11 responses
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    Level of trust in provider's decisions
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    14 responses
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    14 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Simpson Jr. accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    6560 Fannin St Ste 944
    Houston, TX 77030
    (713) 441-3800 (Office)
    B
    Methodist Neurologicl Institute
    6560 Fannin St Ste 900
    Houston, TX 77030
    (713) 441-3800 (Office)
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