Dr. Douglas Fox Jr, MD

Dr. Douglas Fox Jr, MD

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44 y/o
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Dr. Douglas Fox Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, cerebrovascular disorders, and more.Read his story

NeuroTexas PLLC

3000 N Interstate 35 Ste 600

Austin, TX 78705
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Scott & White Health Plan
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Fox Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fox Jr "Dr Douglas Fox is a board certified, fellowship trained neurosurgeon with a special interest in surgically treating complex spinal conditions with minimally invasive techniques and innovative technologies. Dr Fox is trained to treat any of your neurological surgical needs, specifically those that require brain or spinal surgery. Conditions Dr Fox commonly treats include herniated disc, spinal stenosis, and brain tumors. Dr Fox grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. After finishing his undergraduate degree at Wake Forest University in 1995. He went on to complete his medical degree at Washington University in 1999. Dr. Fox remained at Washington University for his residency training in neurosurgery and graduated in 2005. Following his residency, he completed two additional years of training with fellowships in cerebrovascular surgery with Robert Spetzler, M.D. and complex spinal surgery with Volker K Sonntag, M.D. at the Barrow Neurological Institute. Dr. Fox has published widely and maintains an active research interest in the development of new surgical technologies to improve neurosurgical care. He is currently co-lead in a NIH-RO1 grant for development of non-invasive brain mapping technology and involved in the development of new technologies including laser guided functional mapping of the brain surface and the use of augmented reality systems with robotics for brain and spinal navigation. Dr Fox currently sees patients at our NeuroTexas offices in Central Austin, Southwest Austin and Horseshoe Bay."
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5  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

76  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cavernous Hemangioma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Compression Fracture
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Head Trauma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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25  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery

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

  • Wake Forest University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Washington University In St Louis School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Barnes Jewish Hopsital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Washington University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • BARROW NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fox Jr's Reviews

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My husband has had 2 surgeries in the past 6 months none of which has helped, he is still in pain. Both times Dr Fox said he was sure this surgery would relieve his pain and NO! Drs officr does not return calls. Very unhappy!!
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First I want to clarify that I am no relative of Dr. Fox, a common name. I have been extremely satisfied with Dr. Douglas Fox & his office staff. I had a back injury which required surgery and I chose Dr. Fox as my surgeon. I actually was able to return home the same day of my surgery in better...Read More
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Dr Fox has been taking care of my spinal issues since 2005 He is a wonderful surgeon who has really cared and taken care of me. All of my surgeries have been very successful- reason for several are no fault of Dr Fox, I have disc degeneration. The staff at Neurotexas are all excellent and very...Read More
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