Dr. Taylor Gist, MD

Dr. Taylor Gist, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
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Dr. Taylor Gist, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas in 2008 and specializes in neurosurgery and minimally invasive neurological spine surgery.

6560 Fannin St Ste 1200

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 441-3800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Gist performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Gist's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Gist does not have any board certifications listed.

68  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Adult Brain Tumor
  • Aneurysm
  • Astrocytoma
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Lesion
  • Brain Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Facial Pain
  • Fracture
  • Glioblastoma
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Malignant Brain Tumor
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Tumors (Brain)
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Pinched Nerve in Neck
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Primary Brain Tumor
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Southern Methodist University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Gist has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Gist has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gist's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gist to family and friends
11 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Gist's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Taylor Gist is fantastic. He is experienced, and takes time with his patients. I have had 2 operations by Dr. Gist, both with great results. I can now walk and have regained the use of my right arm. He is bright, dedicated, accessible and compassionate. I highly recommend Dr. Gist without a...more
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Dr. Gist is amazing! I was so uncomfortable with the thought of surgery. I had spoken to another surgeon and just felt more uncertain then I was referred to Dr. Gist and he was a godsend. He made me feel comfortable from the very first conversation and he was completely honest about the results...more
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Dr. Gist is an excellent Neurosurgeon!! My mother had been suffering with severe lumbar stenosis for few years with failed results from multiple steroid spinal injections. He so impressed my mom that she chose him over another surgeon we had visited. Best decision ever! He operated on her without...more
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Excellent surgical results.
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Excellent experience with Dr Gist. I was in extreme pain and could barely walk. He was accurate with the diagnosis and told me I needed a lumbar laminectomy. Surgery was scheduled the following week, and 3-weeks post-surgery I am 100% better! Walking 2-3 miles a day now and have my life back. ...more
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