Dr. Nilesh Kotecha, MD

Dr. Nilesh Kotecha, MD

Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Nilesh Kotecha, MD is a minimally invasive neurological spine surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston in 1992 and specializes in minimally invasive neurological spine surgery, interventional pain medicine, and more.

950 Threadneedle St # 295

Houston, TX 77079

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Kotecha's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Neurostimulation
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kotecha performs Neurostimulation more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Kotecha performs this procedure more than 43% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulators
  • Neurostimulation, Spinal
Spinal Stenosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kotecha treats Spinal Stenosis more than 20% of his peers

Dr. Kotecha treats this condition more than 20% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Chronic Neck Pain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kotecha treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 18% of his peers

Dr. Kotecha treats this condition more than 18% of his peers

Dr. Kotecha's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Impairment
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Back Strain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Block
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Cervical Sprain
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Decompression
  • Decompression Surgery
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Disorders
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disc Replacement
  • Disc Surgery
  • Discogenic Pain
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Endoscopic Discectomy
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Endoscopic Thoracic Spine Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Nerve Ablation
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Facet Joint Synovial Cysts
  • Failed Back Surgery Revision
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hardware Removal
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Injection
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Kyphosis
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminotomy
  • Laparoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Laser Ablation
  • Laser Microsurgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Limb Pain
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Lower Back Muscle Strain
  • Lower Back Sprain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
  • Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD)
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Disorders Treatment
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Sprain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Pinched Nerve in Neck
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Removal of Implant
  • Revision Surgery
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rhizotomy
  • Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Spacer Procedure
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Spondylosis Cervical Without Myelopathy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Facet Joint Injection
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Torticollis
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Vertebroplasty

About Me

Biography

Dr. Nilesh Kotecha, MD is a minimally invasive neurological spine surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston in 1992 and specializes in minimally invasive neurological spine surgery, interventional pain medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2001
Tampa General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2000
Rhode Island Hospital
Residency Hospital
1997
Umass Memorial Med Ctr-Memorial Camp
Residency Hospital
1993
University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
Internship Hospital
1992
University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
Medical School
1987
University of Houston
Undergraduate School
2001
2000
1997
1993
1992
1987

Languages

  • Gujarati
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kotecha's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kotecha

4.0

Based on 29 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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When I met with Dr. Kotecha I was on crutches, after my meeting with him I had a full explanation of my diagnosis and was on to a plan and recovery. He did not hesitate to move me into surgery. I regained full functionality of my left leg as before the injury. I would whole heartedly trust him with those I care about. He is truly amazing at what he does. He was a blessing to me. I am forever grateful for him. His staff was friendly and just as easy to talk to as is Dr. Katecha
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It’s difficult to find a doctor that has the patients wellbeing as his main focus when it comes to chronic pain and Dr. Kotecha is one of the few!
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Phenomenal surgeon hands down. Dr. Kotecha was the second neurosurgeon I saw for severe back pain. I’d suffered for years with no relief. I’d actually collapsed from pain before I saw the 1st Neurosurgeon who recommended more therapy. I’d been getting therapy off and on for 30 years with no relief. Dr. Kotecha recommended surgery and upon waking up in recovery I felt immediate relief for the 1st time in 30 years. I’ve recommended Dr. Kotecha to all my friends and family.
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The moment I awoke from surgery the pain was gone. I felt very comfortable with his constant communication and explanations to help me improve the quality of my life. I trusted in him as a skilled surgeon and he followed through. I will recommend him to anyone. He is a gifted surgeon. He even has established a 2 month revovery program for me.
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Dr. Kotecha is very straightforward and professional. He explained my injury very clearly and did my surgery. I get compliments on how clean the incision is and what a good surgeon I must have had.
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