Dr. Walter Sassard, MD

Orthopedic Surgery •  Male • Age 79
  
Dr. Sassard
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Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

6550 Fannin St Houston, TX 77030

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Dr. Walter Sassard, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Houston, TX and has over 53 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Sassard has more experience with Elbow and Spine than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Medical College of South Carolina, Charleston medical school in 1967. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sassard to book an appointment.


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Dr Sassard did 2 back surgeries on me many years ago. I was SO much better. He and Denise are so concerned about the patients. He is very easy to talk to. Really like him.
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Sassychic in Houston, TX – Apr 18, 2018
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DR Sassard is very good he took very good care of me to see what was causing my knee pain he got to the root of the problem ,he explained the options that I needed to take,his staff is also awesome and sweet the nurse Daniese always follow up to see how I am doing ,I really appreciate all of the consideration .
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Mrs tam in Houston, TX – Aug 15, 2017
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Dr. Sassard as well as his PA Denise are compassionate,professional and efficient.The patient comes first.
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Dr. Walter Sassard has provided over forty years of top-quality care to his patients. He continues to utilize effective methods of treatment to obtain the best outcomes for his patients and to help them achieve the lifestyle they desire.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1974
Charlotte Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
1968
Charlotte Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
1967
Medical College of South Carolina, Charleston
Medical School

Awards

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Dr. Sassard accepts the following insurance:

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Practice Areas

Elbow

Elbow surgeons perform proceduras including arthroscopy, replacement, resurfacing, or tendon repair to treat conditions affecting the elbow, such as arthritis, dislocations, and hyperextension.Compare with other Elbow specialists.

Typically treats 78% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Elbow Injuries
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sassard treats Elbow Injuries more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Sassard treats this condition more than 81% of their peers

Elbow Bursitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sassard treats Elbow Bursitis more than 76% of their peers

Dr. Sassard treats this condition more than 76% of their peers

Spine

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.Compare with other Spine specialists.

Typically treats 58% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 21 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sassard treats Low Back Pain more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Sassard treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sassard treats Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Sassard treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Spine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sassard treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Sassard treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

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Dr. Sassard's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

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Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Texas Medical Center6550 Fannin St Houston, TX 77030
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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