Dr. Syed Hussain, MD

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Syed K Hussain MD 1910 E Griffin Pkwy Mission, TX 78572 Get Directions
Dr. Syed Hussain, MD

Dr. Syed Hussain, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Mission, TX. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 47 years. Dr. Hussain is affiliated with Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, Edinburg Regional Medical Center, Valley Regional Medical Center, Mission Regional Medical Center, Rio Grande Regional Hospital and Knapp Medical Center.

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Dr. Hussain's Reviews

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2.6
based on 16 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Hussain's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness
    FAIR
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
in Brownsville, TX |
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 best. He has the perfect balance of relaxing you before he starts but being 100% focused. I never cried out because I did not want to distract him. But he knew I was hurting and took care of me.
Mcallen, TX |
Would avoid doctor at all costs. He avoids his calls from the hospital and does not attend to his patients in a timely manner.
in Port Isabel, TX |
Unprofessional, inconsiderate, a miserable excuse for a business. 2 hour minimum wait time. And the office is filthy
Mcallen, TX |
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 they can not promise to have paperwork done.....meaning no benefits will be paid if not submitted in time. It seems as they have no compassion for their patients and all they care is about their funds.
in McAllen, TX |
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 are some opportunities with his staff to get the correct information back to the patient and in a more timely manner. His office is very busy every time I visit, which means to me that he is very good.
in Mission Texas |
Why isn't my comments put down from yesterday. I will not go back to this office again after waiting 2.5 hours and spent less then 2 minutes with him. I don't even know what to do with my meds after 30 days
in McAllen,texas |
The office staff is insufficient. We have waited 1 week for them to call insurance on an approval for a brain ct scan that the doctor ordered. We have called twice and office staff told us they don't have time. This is the second time this happens. The office and examination rooms in Mission are not very clean. Doctor is always in a hurry doesn't spend but about 2 minutes with patient after waiting for a couple of hours. Surgery went well .
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Dr. Hussain's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  Sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Texas.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 1
    Sanction

    Dr. Hussain has received 1 sanction

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    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • Disciplinary action in another state (1/15/2015)
    • Action Taken: Reprimand
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: New Jersey
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  • 1
    Board Action

    Dr. Hussain has 1 board action

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    What are board actions
    • Other (8/30/2013)
    • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Texas
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • 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
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    Liaquat Medical College, University of Sindh

    Graduated in 1970

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities