Dr. Richard Simpson Jr, MD

Dr. Richard Simpson Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Richard Simpson Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

6560 Fannin St Ste 944

Houston, TX 77030

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  • Aetna

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

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Cord Stimulation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simpson Jr performs Spinal Cord Stimulation more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Simpson Jr performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Neurostimulation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simpson Jr performs Neurostimulation more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Simpson Jr performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulators
  • Neurostimulation, Spinal
Chiari's Deformity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simpson Jr treats Chiari's Deformity more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Simpson Jr treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric

Dr. Simpson Jr's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Simpson Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1989
    Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital
    1989
  • 1984
    Baylor Affil Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1984
  • 1982
    Medical University Of South Carolina
    Medical School
    1982

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Simpson Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Simpson Jr

2.5

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
30.76923076923077%
(4)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(1)
2 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(1)
1 Star
53.84615384615385%
(7)

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Saved my life, no he isn't a conversationalist outside of your procedure and how it will be done. I was lucky to have been referred to him after an emergency room admission for a fist sized brain tumor just discovered at another facility outside of Houston, Texas where the MRI was done. That was...Read More
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I called because I had recent back surgery and he was the on call doctor. This was the worst experience I've had with a doctor he was rude and very short. I highly recommend NOT seeing this doctor. POOR
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Dr. Simpson implanted the Medtronic DBS in me in October 2011 and replaced the battery in 2014. He and his staff did wonderful work , and I recommend him to any Parkinson's patient considering DBS.
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Poor bedside manner. Leaves too much to interns. Doesn't care about the best interest of the patient.
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