Dr. Melissa Houser, MD

Dr. Melissa Houser, MD

Neurology  |  
Female  |  
Age 58
(6)
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Dr. Melissa Houser, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in La Jolla, CA. She is 58 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd MS 313

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 554-8864

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Brain Disorders
normal
more than 67% of peers
Parkinson's Disease
normal
more than 64% of peers
EMG (Electromyography)
normal
more than 54% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Tremor

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Procedures

  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Tx Tech University Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Houser has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Houser's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Houser to family and friends
2.7
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Houser's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Houser is shockingly insensitive. She doesn't speak to my mother directly. She speaks to me like my mother is deaf or brain dead. My mother is neither. When we come in for a yearly assessment, she says loudly and with a cheerful voice that she can't help, the disease will continue to spread...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Houser accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Houser has admitting privileges

Scripps Green Hospital
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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