Dr. Karl Schmitt Jr, MD

Dr. Karl Schmitt Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 68
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Dr. Karl Schmitt Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston in 1978 and specializes in neurosurgery.

6400 Fannin St Ste 2150

Houston, TX 77030

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • MultiPlan

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

Treatment Frequency
Broken Neck
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schmitt Jr treats Broken Neck more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Schmitt Jr treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schmitt Jr treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Schmitt Jr treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schmitt Jr treats Fracture more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Schmitt Jr treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fracture of Acetabulum
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Fractures of the Periarticular Region
  • Complex Long-Bone Fracture
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Displaced Growth Plate Fracture
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture of Arm (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Fracture of Facial Bone
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Wrist and Fingers)
  • Fracture of Leg Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteoporosis-Like Fracture of the Hip
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Simple Fractures
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture

Dr. Schmitt Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • 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)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Karl Schmitt Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston in 1978 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1984
Univ Of Texas Medical Branch Hospital
Residency Hospital
1979
Univ Of Texas Medical Branch Hospital
Internship Hospital
1978
University Of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
Medical School
1984
1979
1978

Awards

Dr. Schmitt Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schmitt Jr

4.3

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5 Stars
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2 Stars
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I fell off a ladder at work broke my neck,I could not make my own decisions now after being fused back together approximately 2 months latter they send me back to this doctor and he tells me directly to my face he can not do anything else for me.I would really like to know if this is because...Read More
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June 12, 2010, I landed in the trauma bay of Memorial Hermann. I was told that I would have to have surgery to fix a broken bone in my back. Dr. Schmitt was my surgeon. Five days later, I was having that surgery and was up and *walking* before I ever left the hospital. Six years later, my hardware...Read More
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