Dr. William Whitehead, MD

Dr. William Whitehead, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. William Whitehead, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Texas-Houston McGovern Medical School in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.

6701 Fannin St Ste 1230

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Whitehead's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spina Bifida
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitehead treats Spina Bifida more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Whitehead treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Spina Bifida
  • Pediatric Spina Bifida
Hydrocephalus
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitehead treats Hydrocephalus more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Whitehead treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Brain Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitehead treats Brain Disorders more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Whitehead treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Whitehead's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Cancer
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Chiari's Deformity
Craniopharyngioma
Epilepsy
Fracture
Hydrocephalus
Low Back Pain
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. William Whitehead, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Texas-Houston McGovern Medical School in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2003
    Hospital For Sick Children
    Fellowship Hospital
    2003
  • 2002
    U Utah
    Residency Hospital
    2002
  • 1996
    University Of Texas-Houston McGovern Medical School
    Medical School
    1996

Awards

Dr. Whitehead's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Whitehead

4.3

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
18.181818181818183%
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He completely blew off my daughters symptoms and when I pleaded with him he stood up and said you're free to find someone else as he motioned to the door. He wouldn't order any scans and said he didn't need to see her again. 3 months of agonizing pain later, after vomiting blood, my daughter was...Read More
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Dr Whitehead is compassionate and an incredible surgeon. Our daughter was treated by him and we will forever be grateful for his skill as she survived a tumor biopsy and tumor resection for a JPAnonnthe brain stem and has no long term deficients. He is an excellent communicator and presented...Read More
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO

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