Dr. Richard Harper, MD

Dr. Richard Harper, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 73
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Dr. Richard Harper, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Baylor College Of Medicine and specializes in neurosurgery.

6560 Fannin St Ste 1200

Houston, TX 77030

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Insurance Accepted

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

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Harper's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Herniated Disc
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harper treats Herniated Disc more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Harper treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harper treats Spinal Stenosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Harper treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harper treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Harper treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Harper's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Harper, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Baylor College Of Medicine and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Baylor College Of Medicine
    Medical School
  • 1978
    Baylor Hosps
    Residency Hospital
    1978
  • 1972
    Baylor Hosps
    Internship Hospital
    1972

Awards

Dr. Harper's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Harper

3.9

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
71.875%
(23)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
3.125%
(1)
1 Star
25%
(8)

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First off you need to know up front that he has no bedside manner and is very to the fact and no time for chit chat. Having said all that...I was warned before I ever went that he was lacking in the above but I wasn’t looking for a friend, I was looking for a great doctor to operate on my back....Read More
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HARPER SURGERY HELPED NOTHING, PLUS CREATED NEW CHRONIC PAIN In March 2017, Dr. Harper performed a Lumbar Laminectomy on me to supposedly eliminate the chronic nerve pain in my lower right leg. Before the surgery, Dr. Harper told me that he wasn’t 100% sure, but he was 95% sure that this surgery...Read More
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Dr. Harper is excellent neurosurgeon - world renowned. I had laminectomy - ruptured disc. Had obviously thoroughly read my patient info at first meeting - commented, asked good questions Conservative - only does surgery when only or best option to resolve the problems Listens. Answers questions...Read More
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I'm sure Dr. Harper is excellent at what he does, though he could not help me. He told me I had severe damage to my spinal cord, and that surgery nor any type of therapy would have the slightest effect. He appeared quite annoyed at my wife's and my questions, giving short and snooty responses. He...Read More
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