Dr. David Baskin, MD

Dr. David Baskin, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. David Baskin, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1978 and specializes in neurosurgery.

6560 Fannin St Ste 900

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 441-3800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
more than 95% of peers
Brain Surgery
very high
more than 88% of peers
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
high
more than 87% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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15  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Swarthmore
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of California At San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • University Calif
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Of California At San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Baskin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baskin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Baskin

4.6

Based on 52 reviews

5 Stars
88.46153846153847%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
1.9230769230769231%
(1)
1 Star
9.615384615384615%
(5)

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I recommend him 100000%!! He is truly God sent! Awesome staff as well! Methodist downtown medical center was great as well!! Thank you Dr. Baskin!!
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I saw Dr. Baskin after an MRI ordered by my Oncologist showed I had a tumor. Dr. Baskin was very honest with me about my options and his opinion about how to proceed, but the decision was mine. He wasn't pushing me to have surgery, but I valued his opinion and wanted to move forward with the...Read More
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From the moment I met Dr. Baskin, I felt like I had made the right choice. He took his time explaining every detail and answering all of my questions and my family’s questions. He is extremely professional yet very personable. He listens to your concerns, gives you straight answers and options, and...Read More
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I don’t know how one adequately expresses their appreciation for someone you feel saved your life and whose knowledge and experience has given you a quality of life you didn’t have prior to surgery. Dr. Baskin and his staff truly care about his patients; I felt I was in great hands from the first...Read More
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Dr Baskin was great. He helped me make a plan of treatment, explained it all, followed up after surgery (on the weekend even) and his residents at Houston Methodist were all very helpful as well.
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