Dr. Spiros Blackburn, MD

NeurosurgeryMaleAge 44

Dr. Blackburn

Dr. Michele Johnson, MD

6400 Fannin St Ste 2800 Houston, TX 77030

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Dr. Spiros Blackburn, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Houston, TX. Dr. Blackburn has more experience with Neurocritical Care Disorders, Pediatric Neurosurgery, and Cranial Neurosurgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Blackburn to book an appointment.

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Affiliated with Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center Houston, a highly rated hospital.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Blackburn

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Blackburn treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Blackburn treats other conditions, please contact the office at (713) 704-7100.

Neurocritical Care Disorders

Neurocritical care specialists diagnose and treat severe and life-threatening neurological conditions such as stroke, spinal cord injury, brain tumor, and traumatic brain injuryCompare with other Neurocritical Care Disorders specialists.

Dr. Blackburn treats at a

high

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Brain Aneurysm
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Pediatric neurosurgeons perform surgical procedures to treat diseases and conditions of the brain and spinal cord in children and teenagers under age 18.Compare with other Pediatric Neurosurgery specialists.

Dr. Blackburn treats at a

very high

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

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Chiari's Deformity
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Hydrocephalus
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Cranial Neurosurgery

Cranial neurosurgeons perform surgical procedures that involve opening or passing through the skull to treat conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, and nervous system.Compare with other Cranial Neurosurgery specialists.

Dr. Blackburn treats at a

very high

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

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Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Brain Surgery
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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Dr. Blackburn's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • 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 Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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Dr. Blackburn accepts the following insurance:

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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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Preferred PPO
Humana Health Plan of Texas
Houston Area HMO-Standard
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Spiros Blackburn, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Houston, TX. Dr. Blackburn has more experience with Neurocritical Care Disorders, Pediatric Neurosurgery,...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

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Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Spiros Blackburn, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Blackburn frequently treats Neurocritical Care Disorders, Pediatric Neurosurgery, and Cranial Neurosurgery. See all practice areas where Dr. Blackburn specializes.

Where is Dr. Spiros Blackburn, MD's office located?

Dr. Blackburn's office is located at 6400 Fannin St Ste 2800, Houston, TX 77030. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Dr. Michele Johnson, MD

Houston Office6400 Fannin St Ste 2800 Houston, TX 77030
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Blackburn is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center

Houston, TX

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

13 Awards Received

Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital

Houston, TX
19 Awards Received