Dr. Yigal Samocha, MD

Dr. Yigal Samocha, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
(20)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Yigal Samocha, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 2005 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

7401 Main St

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 799-2300

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Neck Muscle Strain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Samocha "We strive to provide comprehensive spine care to our patients, with a focus on the most conservative options available for each disorder. If all conservative options are exhausted, we can provide the latest surgical treatments for the entire spectrum of spinal disorders"
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Simple Fractures
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Spine Disease

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Procedures

  • Degenerative Disc surgery
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

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

  • University of Texas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • New York Medical College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • New York Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Texas Back Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Samocha has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Samocha does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Samocha and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Samocha's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Samocha to family and friends
4.0
based on 20 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Samocha'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 (1)

I hope Dr. Samocha does better in the operating room and has better bedside manner than what he exhibits when he is the on call doctor....very disrespectful and uncaring!
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