Dr. Clifford Houseman, DO

Dr. Clifford Houseman, DO

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Age 37
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Dr. Clifford Houseman, DO is a neurosurgery specialist in Southfield, MI and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Des Moines Still College Of Osteopathy in 2007 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine reconstructive surgery, and more.Read his story

22250 Providence Dr Ste 601

Southfield, MI 48075

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Dr. Houseman's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Houseman performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Houseman performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Houseman treats Spine Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Houseman treats this condition more than 96% 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
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Houseman performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Houseman performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy

Dr. Houseman's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Dr. Houseman's values are: Excellence – He maintains the highest standards and achieves them by continually measuring and improving outcomes. Compassion – He demonstrates his commitment to world-class care by providing a c...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2014
Vanderbilt University
Fellowship Hospital
2013
North Shore University Hosp
Residency Hospital
2007
Des Moines Still College Of Osteopathy
Medical School
2014
2013
2007

Awards

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Dr. Housemans' professionalism & his ability to communicate on the patients' level is remarkable. Add this to his expertise as a surgeon would lead me to recommend him to the highest degree.
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I highly recommend Dr. Houseman! Not only does he have the best bedside manner that I have ever experienced, he is also extremely knowledgeable and understanding! I literally trust him with my life!
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Dr. Houseman exudes confidence with a reassuring bedside manner. He takes care to explain the patients condition and his approach to correcting the problem. He spends time with the patient to discuss alternative approaches to solving the problem and is not in a rush to perform surgery unless the...Read More
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I had severe back pain in my lower back when I went to see Dr. Houseman. He worked with me but initially I requested the surgery date be postponed and he rescheduled it for me later. Unfortunately that was the worse thing I ever did. He informed me that my lower back needed extensive surgery and...Read More
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Very friendly, professional staff, Dr. Houseman was very understanding and took the time to address my concerns.
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Michigan Spine & Brain Surgeons, PLLC

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