Dr. Andrew Hou, MD

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Dr. Andrew Hou, MD

Interventional Spine Medicine | Male

Advanced Orthopaedics 13700 St Francis Blvd Ste 605, Midlothian, VA 23114 Get Directions
(804) 270-1305

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Dr. Andrew Hou is an Interventional Spine physician specializing in the nonsurgical treatment of neck and low back disorders. He...
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19 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Plan of San Joaquin
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Networks By Design
  • Optima Health
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
  • Tricare
  • Triwest
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

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  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Muscle Strain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Spondylosis Cervical Without Myelopathy
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Upper Back Pain

Procedures Performed

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Fluoroscopic-Guided Hip Injection
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Fluroscopically-Guided Spinal Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Lumbar Transforaminal Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Facet Joint Injection
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Transforaminal Epidural Block
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Virginia.

  • 0
    Sanctions

    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.

Education

  • Medical School
    Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine-Internal Medicine

    Completed in 2003

  • Residency Hospital
    Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine-Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency

    Completed in 2006

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine-Pain Medicine Fellowship

    Completed in 2007

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of California At Berkeley

    Graduated in 1995

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Cantonese

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

    The California Orthopaedic Association is the largest statewide association representing orthopaedic surgeons in California. Orthopaedic surgeons evaluate and treat all types of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. This includes surgical and non-surgical treatment of the spine, hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow and hand. The Association assists our members by providing continuing medical education and other resources that enhance their ability to provide high value quality health care.

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Dr. Hou's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Board certified in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Hou's Care Philosophy

Dr. Andrew Hou is an Interventional Spine physician specializing in the nonsurgical treatment of neck and low back disorders. He is a caring physician who uses a customized approach to return the patient to full function and activity. Dr. Hou had the recent honor of receiving the "Best Bedside Manner" award, voted on by patients in Virginia.