Dr. David Baskin, MD

Dr. David Baskin, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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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.

6445 Main St # OPC-24

Houston, TX 77030

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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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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Dr. Baskin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baskin treats Meningiomas more than 98% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baskin performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Baskin performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baskin performs Brain Surgery more than 96% of his peers

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

Dr. Baskin's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
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
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Hematoma
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 Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Baskin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Baskin

4.6

Based on 53 reviews

5 Stars
88.67924528301887%
(47)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
1.8867924528301887%
(1)
1 Star
9.433962264150944%
(5)

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Dr Baskin is an extraordinary high rated surgeon. He helped me get my vision back on my left eye. I had surgery Sept. 25 of this year and Dr. Baskin did an excellent job in removing the tumor in my pituary gland. I am so thankful beyond words to this wonderful and kind doctor. He explained details...Read More
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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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