Dr. Stefan Gilthorpe, MD

Dr. Stefan Gilthorpe, MD

Interventional Pain MedicineMaleAge 36

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Dr. Stefan Gilthorpe, MD is a Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist in Houston, TX. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Gilthorpe to book an appointment.


Better Life Spine & Pain Center

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Better Life Spine & Pain Center12518 Cutten Rd Houston, TX 77066

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He really took his time. I didnt feel rushed like with some Docs.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Experience and Background Checks


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. Gilthorpe's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
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Dr. Gilthorpe treats Low Back Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gilthorpe treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gilthorpe treats Back Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gilthorpe treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gilthorpe treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gilthorpe treats this condition more than 100% 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
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Dr. Gilthorpe's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pain Disorder
  • Pain Pump
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

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(832) 409-0571

Dr. Gilthorpe accepts the following insurance:

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Gilthorpe is dedicated to offering advanced interventional-pain procedures in an effort to improve your quality of life.


Dr. Stefan Gilthorpe attended the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas for medical school, anesthesiology residency, and pain-medicine...Read more


  • Interventional Pain Medicine

Board Certifications


Interventional Pain Management
Fellowship Hospital
Utmb Galveston
Residency Hospital
St. Joseph's Hospital, Houston, Texas
Internship Hospital
Texas A&M University
Undergraduate School

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Stefan Gilthorpe, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Gilthorpe frequently treats Low Back Pain, Back Pain, and Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Gilthorpe treats.

Where is Dr. Stefan Gilthorpe, MD's office located?

Dr. Gilthorpe's office is located at 12518 Cutten Rd, Houston, TX 77066. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Stefan Gilthorpe, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Gilthorpe has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

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Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital

Houston, TX

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)