Dr. Richard Westmark, MD

Dr. Richard Westmark, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Richard Westmark, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Univeristy Of Florida College Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

18333 Egret Bay Blvd Ste 200

Houston, TX 77058

Contact Information

(281) 333-1300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Herniated Disc
very high
more than 99% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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14  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Univeristy Of Florida College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Michigan Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Boston
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Westmark has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Westmark's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Westmark

4.3

Based on 81 reviews

5 Stars
77.77777777777777%
(63)
4 Stars
2.4691358024691357%
(2)
3 Stars
2.4691358024691357%
(2)
2 Stars
4.938271604938271%
(4)
1 Star
12.345679012345679%
(10)

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Dr. Westmark helped me to get out of pain. I walked around for a year with no one able to make the pain go away. Dr. Westmark operated on my back and took me out of pain. He is a understanding doctor and his PA is fantastic and very helpful answering all my questions.
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Ann Palm in Friendswood, TX – Aug 24, 2018
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My surgery was successful. Dr Westmark and staff were professional, courteous and efficient.
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Gary in Pearland, TX – Aug 14, 2018
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Dr. Westmark and Jerry and all the staff are great. Dr. Westmark does not do surgery just to get rich quick. He will make sure it is necessary and all other venues have been explored. I am grateful I was referred to Dr. Westmark 3 years ago. He told me then we would put off surgery as long as we...Read More
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Sylvia in Bacliff, TX – Jun 30, 2018
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Thorough and skillful surgeon with a great sense of humor and an awesome staff. Very professional with a family oriented atmosphere and an amazing reputation.
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San Leon – May 25, 2018
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Dr. Westmark and his staff took all the time needed to address all my questions and concerns. Great experience. I will reccommend Dr. Westmark to all my friends and family.
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David Eaves in Seabrook, TX – Feb 16, 2018
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