Dr. Franklin Epstein, MD

NeurosurgeryMaleAge 73

Dr. Epstein
Accepting new patients

South Texas Veterans Health Care System

7400 Merton Minter St San Antonio, TX 78229

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(210) 617-5300

Dr. Franklin Epstein, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in San Antonio, TX. He is affiliated with University Hospital - University Health System. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Epstein to book an appointment.

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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. Epstein's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Head CT Scan
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Dr. Epstein performs Head CT Scan more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Epstein performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dementia Evaluation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Epstein performs Dementia Evaluation more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Epstein performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Epstein performs Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Epstein performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Epstein's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
  • Evoked Potential Test
  • Functional Movement Screening
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
  • Head CT Scan
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • ImPACT Testing
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Neuropathy Testing
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Sudoscan
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tremor
  • Wada Test

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Dr. Epstein accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Epstein's Reviews

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About Me

Care Philosophy

FACULTY, DEPARTMENT OF NEUROSURGERY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER IN SAN ANTONIO.  

CHIEF OF NEUROSURGERY AT THE AUDIE MURPHY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL IN SAN ANTONIO

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

1986
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1982
Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency Hospital
1976
Peter Bent Brigham
Residency Hospital
1974
Peter Bent Brigham
Internship Hospital
,

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Franklin Epstein, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Franklin Epstein, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Epstein's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Franklin Epstein, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Epstein frequently treats Head CT Scan, Dementia Evaluation, and Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Epstein treats.

Where is Dr. Franklin Epstein, MD's office located?

Dr. Epstein's office is located at 7400 Merton Minter St, San Antonio, TX 78229. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Franklin Epstein, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Epstein has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Locations

South Texas Veterans Health Care System

South Texas Veterans Health Care System7400 Merton Minter St San Antonio, TX 78229
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Epstein is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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University Hospital - University Health System

San Antonio, TX

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average