Dr. Lee Ansell, MD
Accepting
New Patients

Dr. Lee Ansell, MD

Save

Neurosurgery | Male

Biography

Lee Ansell earned a B.A. from the University of Texas in Austin before graduating from the University of Texas Health Science Center's Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. His internship was completed at the Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, and his neurosurgery residency was completed at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Ansell is licensed to practice in Texas and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery. Dr. Ansell was awarded numerous honors during his distinguished military career including a Bronze Star, an Air Force Commendation Medal and two Meritorious Service Medals.

His current offices and appointments include serving as Medical Director at Houston Orthopedic & Spine Hospital. He also serves on the Neurosurgical Society of American's Audit and Finance Committee; as an alternate representative on the Joint Committee of State Neurosurgical Societies, AANS and CNS; and as a consultant in spinal surgery with the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. He is the past president of the Southern Neurosurgical Society and the Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons.

Dr. Ansell's professional memberships include the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Neurosurgical Society of America, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the Southern Neurosurgical Society, the Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the Texas Medical Association, the Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, the Harris County Medical Society, the Houston Neurological Society and the North American Spine Society.

Read Less

Learn about this doctor

Dr. Ansell's Experience

0ExperienceMatch
Experience Match

See how Dr. Ansell's experience matches your preferences.

2
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

1
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

25
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

9
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

Awards & Recognition

View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.

Languages Spoken

Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.

    Visiting Dr. Ansell

    Dr. Ansell accepts 8 insurance carriers

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Hospital Quality
    Check out the quality of care at the 1 hospitals where Dr. Ansell has admitting privileges.

    Dr. Ansell's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ansell to family and friends
    4.3
    based on 10 total surveys (2 with reviews)
    Dr. Ansell's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (2)
    in Richmond, Tx |
    I had surgery consults with 3 surgeons and Dr. Ansell was the perfect fit for me. Dr Ansell listened to all of my concerns, showed us exactly on a model what he would do to relieve the pressure on my herniated disc. I had a herniated disc at l5-S1 that was sitting on my right leg nerve root. Surgery was done on 6/8 and when I woke up in recovery, it was a miracle that the nerve pain in my right leg was gone. I really trust Dr. Ansell and the surgery was a piece of cake.
    in Richmond, TX |
    Dr Lee Ansel treated me for chronic lower back pain which ended up being spondylolithes. i was never rushed into surgery. After 5 years of dealing with pain i was told i needed a 2 level fusion. 2/2016 i decided to have surgery which consisted of a l4,l5,s1 ALIF with peek cage and screw fixation, Posterior Fusion and pedicle screw fixation or 360 surgery. I am now only 3weeks post op and can't believe how amazing i feel. DR Ansel has been there every step of the way. Cant brag enough about him.
    Have you seen Dr. Lee Ansell, MD?
    Are you Dr. Ansell?
    Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

    Dr. Ansell says...

    Lee Ansell earned a B.A. from the University of Texas in Austin before graduating from the University of Texas Health Science Center's Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. His internship was completed at the Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, and his neurosurgery residency was completed at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Ansell is licensed to practice in Texas and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery. Dr. Ansell was awarded numerous honors during his distinguished military career including a Bronze Star, an Air Force Commendation Medal and two Meritorious Service Medals.

    His current offices and appointments include serving as Medical Director at Houston Orthopedic & Spine Hospital. He also serves on the Neurosurgical Society of American's Audit and Finance Committee; as an alternate representative on the Joint Committee of State Neurosurgical Societies, AANS and CNS; and as a consultant in spinal surgery with the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. He is the past president of the Southern Neurosurgical Society and the Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons.

    Dr. Ansell's professional memberships include the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Neurosurgical Society of America, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the Southern Neurosurgical Society, the Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the Texas Medical Association, the Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, the Harris County Medical Society, the Houston Neurological Society and the North American Spine Society.

    Dr. Ansell's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
    •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      What is a recognized doctor
    • Media & Publications

      Dr. Ansell has no media or publications listed.

    Background Check

    • 0
      Malpractice Claims

      No malpractice history found for Texas.

      What is medical malpractice
    • 0
      Sanctions

      No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • 0
      Board Actions

      No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      What are board actions

    Board Certifications

    Why It Matters: Dr. Ansell's Board Certifications

    Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Herniated Disc
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas

      Graduated in 1978

    • Internship Hospital
      Wilford Hall Usaf Mc

      Completed in 1979

    • Residency Hospital
      University Tex Health Science Center

      Completed in 1984

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

    Memberships &
    Professional Affiliations

    Dr. Ansell does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Ansell and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
    • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities