Dr. Taylor Gist, MD

Dr. Taylor Gist, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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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

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Dr. Gist's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gist performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gist performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gist performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Gist performs this procedure more than 99% 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. Gist treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Gist treats this condition more than 98% 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

Dr. Gist's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Adult Brain Tumor
Aneurysm
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Artificial Disc Replacement
Astrocytoma
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Aneurysm Repair
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Injury
Brain Lesion
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor Surgery
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Disc Degeneration
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Cervical Spine Surgery
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
Complex Spine Surgery
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Craniotomy for Aneurysm
Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Excision of Brain Tumor
Facial Pain
Fracture
Glioblastoma
Hemifacial Spasm
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Kyphoplasty
Kyphosis Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Laminoplasty
Laminotomy
Low Back Pain
Low Back Procedure
Lower Spine Surgery
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Malignant Brain Tumor
Meningiomas
Metastatic Tumors (Brain)
Microdiscectomy
Microsurgery of Brain Tumors
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pinched Nerve
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pinched Nerve in Neck
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Primary Brain Tumor
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Surgery
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Internal Fixation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Total Disc Replacement
Traumatic Brain Injury
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Disease
Vertebroplasty
XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery

Education

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

Dr. Gist's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gist

4.9

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Dr. Taylor Gist is a phenomenal surgeon, and his youthful demeanor is an asset to the rigors of surgical protocol, office responsibilities, and taking time to connect and follow-up with his patients! I have recommended him since my husband’s surgery, and he was highly recommended by two...Read More
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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read More
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Excellent surgical results.
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