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Dr. Samir Lapsiwala, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 46

Dr. Lapsiwala

Dr. Samir Lapsiwala, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fort Worth, TX and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(817) 878-5333

Dr. Lapsiwala accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MedHealthInsurance
Medicaid
Meritain Health
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Mutual of Omaha
Tricare
TriCare for Life
Tricare HMO
Tricare PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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. Lapsiwala's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lapsiwala performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Lapsiwala performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lapsiwala treats Spondylosis more than 95% of his peers

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

Dr. Lapsiwala's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • 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
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Since its inception, Fort Worth Brain & Spine Institute has been dedicated to providing the best Neurosurgical care. We believe high quality patient care is first, and positive outcomes are the standard by which we judge success. By providing exc...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2006
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship Hospital
2005
University Of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
Residency Hospital
1999
University Of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
Internship Hospital
1998
Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
Medical School
1994
University Of California At San Diego
Undergraduate School
2006
2005
1999
1998
1994

Awards

Dr. Lapsiwala's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lapsiwala

4.1

Based on 28 reviews

5 Stars
71.42857142857143%
(20)
4 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(2)
3 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
17.857142857142858%
(5)

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Dr. Lapsiwala's Performance
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I am satisfied with the procedure and with the staff and doctor. Nothing to say negative.
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I am so pleased with my results of my procedure, I am back to 90 percent of normal activity.
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I found Dr. Lapsiwala to be very thorough in explaining what he needed to do to relieve my back pain. Since my surgery I am free of the pain I had for eight years. I am very thankful for everything Dr. Lapsiwala did for me. H. Bomhoff
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I was in severe back pain for two years from degenerative discs. I could not walk through a store without leaning on a basket and even then it was hard, could not sleep, had to use my left leg to drive, the pain was excruciating. I tried epidurals, PT, workouts, chiropratic, and nothing really...Read More
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Dr. Lapiswala is terrifi. Twice he has served our family. First in 2013 when my daughter had a brain cyst and menegitis and was not expected to live. Then again in Feb. 2017 when I had a cyst on my siatic nerve. Both of us are back to our normal selves with no side effects. Dr. Lapiswala is the...Read More
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