Dr. Syed Hussain, MD

Dr. Syed Hussain, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Syed Hussain, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Brownsville, TX and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from Liaquat Medical College, University Of Sindh in 1970 and specializes in neurosurgery.

864 Ridgewood St

Brownsville, TX 78520

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Hussain does not have any board certifications listed.

56  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • 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)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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23  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in another state (1/15/2015)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: New Jersey
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Liaquat Medical College, University Of Sindh
    Medical School | Graduated 1970

Awards & Recognition

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Syed Hussain, MD
He is demanding of the staff and patient for a reason - he is really good. He did my spinal tap after another failed, a second refused. We now wait because the fluid showed elevated protein. I will always recommend Dr, Hussain. Guys just because he is demanding does not mean he is not the...Read More
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Bobby Wightman in Brownsville, TX – May 29, 2017
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Would avoid doctor at all costs. He avoids his calls from the hospital and does not attend to his patients in a timely manner.
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Mcallen, TX – May 18, 2017
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Unprofessional, inconsiderate, a miserable excuse for a business. 2 hour minimum wait time. And the office is filthy
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ttf1 in Port Isabel, TX – Nov 04, 2016
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Office staff is very rude. Have no consideration that person calling just had a stroke over stress, and they still manage not to care and make them stress even more. All that is needed is for paperwork to be filled out for benefits to be paid from insurance, deadline is a couple days away but...Read More
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Mcallen, TX – Sep 27, 2016
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DR. Hussain is the best!!!! He turned my extra severe back pain into a mild discomfort after the surgery was performed. He treated me as an individual, during the whole process of my situation and condition. I appreciate his expertise and I am very pleased with the results of my operation. There...Read More
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Michael Weir in McAllen, TX – Sep 24, 2016
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