Dr. Ankur Khosla, MD

Pain MedicineMaleAge 40

Dr. Khosla
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Telehealth services available

University Pain Associates

10020 Research Forest Dr The Woodlands, TX 77354

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Dr. Ankur Khosla, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in The Woodlands, TX. He is affiliated with medical facilities Hospital For Special Surgery and Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Khosla to book an appointment.

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Khosla

4.2

Based on 44 ratings

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  • Office environment (35)
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  • Appointment was rushed (7)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (7)
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Dr. Khosla did several spinal cord procedures on me starting with correcting another doctor’s misplacement of a SCI. He also placed a DRG on my S-1. At first; he was very compassionate and understanding. This all changed after the last procedure where a lead from the SCI had to be cut off because it was embedded in scar tissue. His demeanor towards me changed 360; interrupting me, watching the clock, not being forthright in providing complete and valuable information, dismissive to the point of physically leading me out of his office. Totally unprofessional and rude. He acted very put out by my presence. In afterthought; it now makes me wonder what really happened during the last procedure. I shall never know because I cannot trust him anymore. Additionally; I left the U.S. because of so much harm by doctors and dentists. There is better health care options, for many patients, outside of the U.S., which is no longer highly regarded in comparison to the rest of the world .
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  • Long wait times
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  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Shelton Susan – Feb 10, 2021
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It was my first visit, he barely checked my chart. I felt like he was in rush. He didn't explain my diagnose/conditions , just scheduled me for injections.
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Nov 26, 2020
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3 1/2 months of treatment and he caused more pain and additional damage than he managed. Maybe a months Worth of pain medication over this period which I wasn’t concerned with but when he caused me to experience difficulties standing and walking without extreme pain and refused pain medication only giving anti inflammatory meds, which didn’t work before wanting to give additional injections. Enough is enough cancelled remaining appointments. Only seen him once with the exception of procedure times.
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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D. Davis – Oct 01, 2020
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First meeting was very informative and covered all my questions.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Eric Greenfield – Sep 02, 2020
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He did not hear me out, kept interrupting me. Was very rude and acted like he did not want me as a patient, and the whole God-complex, unless I agreed to a very intensive procedure on the first visit. Would never recommend this Dr to anyone.
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Mar 11, 2020
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Professional and friendly. Excellent doctor
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P Brod – Jan 17, 2020
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Dr Khosla has helped me this past 3 years in controlling my sciatica pain on both. I cannot day enough about his professionalism, compassion, and true concern for his patients. He is a physician who truly cares and it shows in his treatments.
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Barbara Hasara – Dec 13, 2019
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Dr Khosla has helped me manage my pain
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Nov 13, 2019
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Excelente and profesional
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Erika Pantoja – Oct 28, 2019
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He is a amazing doctor. I was almost pain free. After my steroid injection. Thanks so much. I hope that you can make me pain free for good.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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Renitta Powell – Oct 19, 2019
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I went to Dr. Khosla for a follow up appointment. He was rude and condescending. He did not show concern nor intrest in my medical problem. When I began to explain how my health was, without him asking, he cut me off to say he “got it”. Dr. Khosla is the rudest doctor I have ever been to, his bed side manner is atrocious.
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Sep 28, 2019
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Dr. Khosla is an awesome doctor! He listens and genuinely cares about his patients and the pain we are experiencing. His friendliness and his wealth of knowledge and professionalism has given me and my family a great sense of relief that I’m receiving the best care in Houston for chronic pain I suffer with daily. Thank you Dr. Khosla, you and your incredible staff are amazing and my family and I thank you for helping me to have way more good days then bad days with this chronic pain that I’ve have to suffer with for almost 30 years now.
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Sarah Price – Jul 23, 2019
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Very bad experience. He is the rudest, most egotistical doctor I have ever gone too. AND his staff is no better. After waiting more than eight days, 3 phone calls going to voicemail and still no approval for a prescription which he ordered, I was then told that "he doesn't do prior authorizations" for medicines because he's too busy. No return phone call and had to ask if he could possibly prescribe something.... Which he did 2 days later and this to required a prior authorization. Bottom line.... 2 weeks later and still no prescription. Caudal epidural performed at a wonderful surgery center and I have never been spoken to in such a rude manner as this doctor did. I had to ask the nurse if she could find him after my procedure as I had a couple questions. P It was witnessed by 2 other people in the room and they were both absolutely appalled. Will not go to him for necessary follow up exam or ever go to him again.
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What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jul 22, 2019
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Worst experience of my life. I would not refer anyone I care about to this doctor or his partner, Dr. Yancey. They are out to make a fast dollar, do not care about their patients, and their staff is just as rude as they are. These two doctors will seriously injure someone one day. Careless, and moving too fast. They push more and more injections regardless of whether they are working or not. If there are complications, they don't want to hear about it and do nothing to help.
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The Woodlands , TX – Jan 13, 2019
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Dr. Khosla treated me for neck and shoulder pain using two injection procedures over a months time. The procedures were painless and brought immediate relief. I am in my late 50s and did not know this kind of pain management "technology" existed, but was thrilled to find the help. I couldn't have been more pleased with Dr. Khosla and his colleague Dr. Yancy. I highly recommend them.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
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Apr 17, 2018
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I came to Dr khosla after 3 years of severe back pain and 3 failed back surgeries. He was the 1st Dr I've ever had to really try to treat my pain and try to find the ptoblem. I now have a spinal cord stimulator which has saved my life. He is the best Dr in Texas ill never go anywhere else. Honest trustworthy and geniounly cares for his patients
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Beth in Conroe – Feb 27, 2018
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Had a referral from my RA dr and saw Dr Khosla in Nov 2017. I was rushed through the office visit and told I needed an MRI and if the MRI showed edema insurance would pay for kyphoplasty procedure. Never heard from the dr so iI got a copy of the MRI report and stated no edema. Guess he realized insurance wouldn’t pay so I was never contacted about the results. To tell the truth, something told me I shouldn’t let this dr touch my spine at all. Soooooo glad I didn’t. Would never refer anyone eve
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Houston, TX – Dec 07, 2017
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I think he's a good dr., however I am in severe pain and he can't give me anything more than over the counter, I have fought this pain so long, I came here and have not received the result's I expected. I understand that they have rules about pain medicine. I had the nerve root blocks and have actually not changed, if anything its worse. What should I do...I can't hardly walk when I do I wobble. Maybe someone had similar problems. I am really suffering! Dr only has 1 appt. time does not work
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Joan Osborne in Kingwood , TX – Nov 08, 2017
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He is very caring and honest! He really listens, and takes time with his patients! His s staff is very friendly and professional!
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Courtney C in Spring, TX – Jul 27, 2017
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What a wonderful Pain Doctor. He and Dr. Yancey are GREAT! They really helped my back pain. Thank God for them.
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Mary in Woodlands, TX – May 10, 2017
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Biography

Ankur Khosla, MD, MBA, MS, is a board-certified anesthesiologist and pain management physician at University Pain in The Woodlands, Texas. Dr. Khosla diagnoses...Read more

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Education

University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
Fellowship Hospital
University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
Residency Hospital
University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
Internship Hospital
Austin College
Undergraduate School
Texas Tech University
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

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Does Dr. Ankur Khosla, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Khosla has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

What are Dr. Ankur Khosla, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Khosla frequently treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement), Chronic Pain, and Low Back Pain. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Khosla treats.

Where is Dr. Ankur Khosla, MD's office located?

Dr. Khosla's office is located at 10020 Research Forest Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77354. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Ankur Khosla, MD speak?

Dr. Khosla speaks Hindi and English. View profile to see all.

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Khosla's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Khosla treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Khosla treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
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Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Khosla treats Chronic Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Khosla treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Khosla treats Low Back Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Khosla treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Khosla's conditions and procedures:

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Discography
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Pain
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuromodulation
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sciatica
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vertebroplasty

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(281) 896-0013

Dr. Khosla accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Humana Health Plan of Texas
Houston Area HMO-Standard
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Locations

University Pain Associates

University Pain Associates10020 Research Forest Dr The Woodlands, TX 77354
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions
University Pain Associates9305 Pinecroft Dr Shenandoah, TX 77380
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Khosla is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Hospital For Special Surgery

New York, NY

89% Patient Experience Rating, 20% higher than the national average

8 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital

Houston, TX

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)