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Dr. Baraa Al-Hafez, MD

Neurological Spine Surgery*
4.6 (18)
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Overview of Dr. Baraa Al-Hafez, MD

Dr. Baraa Al-Hafez, MD is a Neurological Spine Surgery Specialist in Lufkin, TX. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF TICHREEN / FACULTY OF MEDICINE and is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, St. Luke's Health-Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center, Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center, St. Luke's Health-Memorial Lufkin and St. Luke's Health-Memorial San Augustine. Dr. Al-Hafez, completed a residency at Baylor College of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Al-Hafez an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Al-Hafez works at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Group in Lufkin, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Lumbar Spine Fracture, Lumbar Compression Fracture and Cervical Stenosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Al-Hafez's Office Locations

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    Baylor St. Luke s Medical Group
    1111 W Frank Ave Ste 301, Lufkin, TX 75904 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (936) 204-8440
    08:00 - 17:00
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Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Cervical Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Back Pain
Cervical Radiculopathy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Deformities
Traumatic Brain Injury
Upper Back Pain
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Percutaneous Kyphoplasty
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Fusion
Bone Cancer
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Abscess
Brain Cancer
Brain Injury
Broken Neck
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebral Edema
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Trauma
Dural Tear
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Hypothalamus Cancer
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Lumbar Spina Bifida
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pinched Nerve in Back
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Schmorl's Nodes
Spina Bifida
Spinal Osteophyte
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Subdural Hemorrhage
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Brain Surgery
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Endoscopic Spine Surgery
Spine Fracture Treatment
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    • Aetna
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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    • Humana Health Plan of Texas
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    About Dr. Baraa Al-Hafez, MD

    • Neurological Spine Surgery

    • *Healthline does not verify qualifications for medical specialties. Please verify your provider's specialty and qualifications directly with your provider and applicable medical board.
    Languages Spoken
    • English, Arabic
    Languages Spoken
    • Male
    NPI Number
    • 1750596904
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    Education & Certifications

    • University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston McGovern Medical School
    • Baylor College of Medicine
    • UAMS
    Medical Education
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital
    • St. Luke's Health-Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
    • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
    • St. Luke's Health-Memorial Lufkin
    • St. Luke's Health-Memorial San Augustine

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    Dr. Baraa Al-Hafez, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Al-Hafez is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Al-Hafez works at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Group in Lufkin, TX. View the full address on Dr. Al-Hafez’s profile.

    Dr. Al-Hafez has seen patients for Lumbar Spine Fracture, Lumbar Compression Fracture and Cervical Stenosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Al-Hafez on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    18 patients have reviewed Dr. Al-Hafez. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Al-Hafez.

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