Dr. Stephen Houston, MD

Dr. Stephen Houston, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Stephen Houston, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Seattle, WA. He graduated from University Of California At Los Angeles and specializes in neurosurgery.

1560 N 115th St Ste 209

Seattle, WA 98133

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • ODS Health Plan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Providence Health Plans
  • Regence Blue Shield of Washington
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Top Care Areas

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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Herniated Disc
high
more than 83% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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16  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Emory University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Houston has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Houston's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Houston

3.3

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
53.84615384615385%
(7)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
38.46153846153846%
(5)

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His office assistants make decisions that require medical knowledge, which they do not have.
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There is a real ease about him. He listens and takes the time to explain what to expect in your recovery.
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Down-to-earth, compassionate, non-dismissive, really cares about his patients. Good staff, too. Performed craniotomy to remove large-ish non-malignant brain tumor. Didn't sugar-coat recovery, described issues that might occur (some did, some didn't). Overall, a good experience (as good as it...Read More
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