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

(206) 368-1701

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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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Houston's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Houston performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Houston performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Houston treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Houston treats this condition more than 96% 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
Spinal Stenosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Houston treats Spinal Stenosis more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Houston treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Houston's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
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
Neurostimulation
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

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

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Emory University
Fellowship Hospital
Emory University School Of Med
Residency Hospital
University Of California At Los Angeles
Medical School

Awards

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%
(1)
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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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Health Net
Health Net PPO
ODS Health Plan
Premera Blue Cross
Heritage Plus
Principal Financial Group
Providence Health Plans
Personal Option EPO
Regence Blue Shield of Washington
Preferred Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
United Healthcare
WellPoint

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