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

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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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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. Westmark's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Westmark treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

Dr. Westmark 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
Herniated Disc
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Westmark treats Herniated Disc more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Westmark treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Westmark's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
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 Block, Somatic
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Westmark's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Westmark

4.3

Based on 84 reviews

5 Stars
78.57142857142857%
(66)
4 Stars
2.380952380952381%
(2)
3 Stars
2.380952380952381%
(2)
2 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(4)
1 Star
11.904761904761905%
(10)

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My pain is gone from lumbar back issues recently, and previous cervical disc surgery was very successful. Highly recommended, trustworthy, personable, office staff friendly.
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Doctor Westmark is an extremely knowleable physicians. I felt very comfortable to speak to him about my condidistion and trust him completely. He is a caring doctor about me. Options were provided and not dicated which impowered me to make the right decision. I would highly reccomend him, he takes...Read More
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Great Doctor
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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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My surgery was successful. Dr Westmark and staff were professional, courteous and efficient.
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Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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