Dr. Richard Simpson Jr, MD

Dr. Richard Simpson Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. Richard Simpson Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

6560 Fannin St Ste 944

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 441-3800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna

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Background Check

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. 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
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • 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 Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • 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 30 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
1984
Baylor Affil Hospital
Internship Hospital
1982
Medical University Of South Carolina
Medical School
1989
1984
1982

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Simpson Jr

2.5

Based on 13 reviews

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1 Star
53.84615384615385%
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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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