Dr. Baraa Al-Hafez, MD

Dr. Baraa Al-Hafez, MD

Neurological Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
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Dr. Baraa Al-Hafez, MD is a neurological spine surgery specialist in Houston, TX. He graduated from University of Tichreen / Faculty of Medicine and specializes in neurological spine surgery and neurosurgery.

10496 Katy Fwy # 101

Houston, TX 77043

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
  • MHealth Insured
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

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. Al-Hafez's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Al-Hafez treats Low Back Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Al-Hafez treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Al-Hafez treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Al-Hafez treats this condition more than 93% 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
Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Al-Hafez treats Spine Disorders more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Al-Hafez treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Al-Hafez's conditions and procedures:

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Broken Neck
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Numbness
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Weakness

About Me

Care Philosophy

We always offer non-surgical treatment for the patient as much as possible.
We always offer non-fusion with minimal invasive surgery for the patient most of the time.
We are comfortable to provide all proper treatment options for the patient including fusion when needed.

Specialties

  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
Fellowship Hospital
Baylor University
Residency Hospital
UAMS
Internship Hospital
University of Tichreen / Faculty of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

Dr. Al-Hafez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Al-Hafez

4.2

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
80%
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1 Star
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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
MHealth Insured
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
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