Dr. Andrew Hou, MD

Dr. Andrew Hou, MD

Interventional Spine Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
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Dr. Andrew Hou, MD is an interventional spine medicine specialist in Dublin, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in interventional spine medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and more.

4000 Dublin Blvd Ste 100

Dublin, CA 94568

Contact Information

(925) 556-7320

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hou performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Hou's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hou "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."

3  Specialties

  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic 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 Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • 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
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31  Procedures

  • 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 California.

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

  • University of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine-Internal Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine-Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine-Pain Medicine Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hou has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Cantonese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Hou's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hou to family and friends
24 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Hou's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Hou is a kind and patient doctor. He treated my low back pain and gave me a steroid injection which helped me return to working and playing golf. I'm also able to garden again without any pain! If you're having any back pain, you should definitely make an appointment to see him. You will...more
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Dr Hou has treated my sciatica pain. He is specialized in Interventional Spine care. He does not rush in office appointment and I feel I am in good hands under his care.
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