Dr. Thomas Houts, MD

Dr. Thomas Houts, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
67 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Thomas Houts, MD is a neurology specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of California Irvine College Of Medicineirvine Ca in 1976 and specializes in neurology.

Wasatch Neurological

6040 S Fashion Blvd Ste 201

Salt Lake City, UT 84107
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Meritain Health
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


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

more than 89% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
more than 88% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 83% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Houts "Patients suffering from neurological diseases need both emotional and medical attention. We make sure that our patients get the latest treatment with a human touch. Diagnoses of disorders are done with a course of treatment that is decided after in-depth analysis of the patient’s current and past health."


  • Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • University Of California Irvine College Of Medicineirvine Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • University of Texas Medical School-Houston Houston Texas
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Texas Medical School-Houston Houston Texas
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Utah School of Medicine - Salt Lake City
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Houts has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Houts' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Houts to family and friends
based on 39 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

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Dr. Houts' Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

in Park City, Utah
I am a physician with a rare neurological disorder for which I have been unable to obtain appropriate help from any other specialist. Dr. Houts spent more time with me than any physician I've seen for any problem in decades, and he went well above and beyond normal standards to offer assistance,...more
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in Salt Lake City, UT
Before my appt this week, I read all the reviews on this site and was concerned I'd have a poor experience. He was the only neuro with a shorter wait for an appt (1 mo instead of 3 or 4), so I kept my appt. Dr Hout is extremely blunt and frank. This can be unnerving/uncomfortable if you're...more
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in Parker, PA
Seriously, the most rude doctor I have ever been to. It was baffling how condescending and negative he is. He seems annoyed by any questions that are asked and even scoffed at one? What's with the no eye contact too? He needs to retire.
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in West Jordan, UT
This man is the most rude, condescending doctor I have ever seen. He made me feel like I was wasting his time and interrupted me every time I was trying to answer his questions. He did not listen to me when I was trying to explain my problem stating he could not understand why an ER doctor would...more
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in sandy, UT
It was the Worst experience I've ever had with a doctor. He made me feel like he didn't want to treat me, he was so rude. And he didn't figure out why im having headaches every single day for 3 months already. I Would NEVER EVER recommend him to anyone. I don't have an insurance so I paid him in...more
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