Dr. Nilesh N. Kotecha, MD

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Dr. Nilesh N. Kotecha, MD

Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery | Male

Texas Institute for Spine Care 2918 San Jacinto St, Houston, TX 77004 Get Directions
(844) 774-6389

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Dr. Kotecha specializes in Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery and practices in Houston, TX. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Cigna
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  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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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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    Specialties

    • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
    • Interventional Pain Medicine
    • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
    • Neurological Spine Surgery
    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

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    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Back Pain
    • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Chronic Postoperative Pain
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Fracture
    • Headache
    • Herniated Disc
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Disorders
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Migraine
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thrombosis
    • Torticollis
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Upper Back Pain
    • Vascular Disease

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Brain Surgery
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Laser Microsurgery
    • Laser Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection

    Background Check

    • 0
      Malpractice Claims

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    • 0
      Sanctions

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      Board Actions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston

      Graduated in 1992

    • Internship Hospital
      University Of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston

      Completed in 1993

    • Residency Hospital
      Rhode Island Hospital

      Completed in 2000

      Umass Memorial Med Ctr-Memorial Camp

      Completed in 1997

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Tampa General Hospital

      Completed in 2001

    • Undergraduate School
      University Of Houston

      Graduated in 1987

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Gujarati

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

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
    • Board certified in Neurosurgery
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Kotecha's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Kotecha

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients