Dr. Koijan Kainth, MD

Dr. Koijan Kainth, MD

Neurological Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
37 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Koijan Kainth, MD is a neurological spine surgery specialist in The Woodlands, TX. He specializes in neurological spine surgery, orthopedic spine surgery, and more.Read his story

The Woodlands Sports Medicine Centre, The Woodlands, TX

1441 Woodstead Ct Ste 300

The Woodlands, TX 77380
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kainth performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

more than 83% of peers
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
more than 76% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 75% of peers

Dr. Kainth's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Kainth's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kainth "Dr. Kainth brings a unique perspective on treating spinal disorders as he has completed both neurosurgery and orthopaedic spine surgery training. He is board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. As an undergraduate, at the University of California at Berkeley, he finished at the top of his class. He then received his medical degree from Penn State University followed by residency training in Neurosurgery at the University of Minnesota and Penn State University. He went on to complete a one-year orthopaedic spine fellowship in Dallas. Dr. Kainth is a fellow of the American Board of Neurological Surgery, a member of the North American Spine Society, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the Montgomery County Medical Society."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kainth "Dr. Kainth's approach is conservative and individualized. He strives to give his patients a thorough understanding of their condition and all of their treatment options. He is well versed in minimally invasive spine surgery along with complex reconstructive spine surgery. He only recommends surgery if all conservative measures have been exhausted and the benefits outweigh the risks of surgery."

4  Specialties

  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

85  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Epilepsy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease


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15  Procedures

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.


  • University of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Penn State Coll Med, Hershey Med Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Minnesota
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Penn State Coll Med, Hershey Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kainth has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kainth's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kainth to family and friends
33 total reviews (24 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kainth's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (24)

Dr. Kainth is amazing! I would highly recommend. After a year of pain & discomfort, injections and several doctors ... I'm free from pain, thank you! Dr. Kainth performed a right-side laminectomy & I have zero pain. I went in for out patient procedure, we in/out of hospital in about 6 hours...more
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FOLLOWUP TO MY 1ST REVIEW ON DEC 16, 2017. 4 months after my surgery (laminectomy, removal of cyst in spinal cord and fusion of L3-L4), on Nov. 30th, 2017, I was back to playing golf! Zero pain since recovery from anesthesia and back to playing golf twice a week. Dr. Kainth has transformed my...more
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Dr. Kainth is amazing. He did an awesome fixing my neck. I have absolutely no complaints. I healed quickly and couldn't be happier with the level of service I received. He is very caring toward his patients and his staff is wonderful. He did surgery on myself and my cousin within 2 weeks of each...more
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My first impression of Dr Kainth was positive. He listened to me and discussed possible options pending an MRI. We reviewed the MRI together and he showed me the areas that needed attention. He offered me 2 surgical procedures. I had already had injections in my back. I opted for L4-L5...more
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I had sudden onset of constant and severe pain in my right leg x 2 mos. My diagnosis was L4/L5 arthritis with protruding disc. When I saw Dr Kainth, he was so kind and patient, answering all my pre-op questions. I asked him how soon the pain would go away post-op. He told me it would be gone the...more
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