Dr. Andrew Hou, MD

Interventional Spine Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
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Dr. Andrew Hou, MD
Dr. Andrew Hou, MD is an interventional spine medicine doctor who practices in Oakland, CA. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Dr. Hou is affiliated with Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Camp, Sutter Tracy Community Hospital, Valleycare Medical Center and San Ramon Regional Medical Center.

3315 Broadway

Oakland, CA 94611

Contact Information
Dr. Andrew Hou, MD

Dr. Andrew Hou, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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)
  • Health Net
  • Health Plan of San Joaquin
  • Hill Physicians Medical Group
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • 7 More

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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.
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Dr. Hou's Experience

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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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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*
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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

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hou to family and friends
3.7
based on 24 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Pleasanton, CA |
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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Dr. Hou accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Plan of San Joaquin
  • Hill Physicians Medical Group
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • Networks By Design
    Networks By Design PPO
  • Optima Health
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • Triwest
    TriCare/TriWest
  • UnitedHealthCare
    PacifiCare
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Hou has admitting privileges

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San Ramon Regional Medical Center
6001 Norris Canyon Rd
San Ramon, CA 94583
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Sutter Tracy Community Hospital
1420 N Tracy Blvd
Tracy, CA 95376
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Valleycare Medical Center
5555 W Las Positas Blvd
Pleasanton, CA 94588
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