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Dr. Franklin Epstein, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 71

Dr. Epstein

University of Texas Health Sciences Center Department of Neurosurgery, San Antonio, Texas

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 and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in neurosurgery and neurology.


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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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Dr. Epstein accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthKeepers Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Elderplan
Medicare HMO
Humana
Medicaid
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Background Check

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 conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Dystonia
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • 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 Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Tremor

Dr. Epstein's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Epstein

4.6

Based on 9 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

  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery

Education

1986
Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1982
Mass Gen Hosp-Harvard Med Sch
Residency Hospital
1976
Peter Bent Brigham Hosp-Harvard Med Sch
Residency Hospital
1973
New York University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1969
Mit
Undergraduate School
1986
1982
1976
1973
1969

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76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average