Dr. Shankar Gopinath, MD

Dr. Shankar Gopinath, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Shankar Gopinath, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Houston, TX. He specializes in neurosurgery.

1 Baylor Plz

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna

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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. Gopinath's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gopinath treats Low Back Pain more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Gopinath treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Traumatic Brain Injury
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gopinath treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Gopinath treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Cranial Trauma
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gopinath treats Cranial Trauma more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Gopinath treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Gopinath'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
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. Shankar Gopinath, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Houston, TX. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

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Dr. Gopinath's Reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Shankar Gopinath, MD
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Dr. Gopinath is responsible for my daughter's loss of peripheral vision due to poor management as Chief Neurosurgeon at Ben Taub. He allowed an untrained surgeon to perform his first shunt revision on my daughter. The shunt failed 3 times before it was revised properly. He would not speak to us...Read More
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