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Dr. Derrick Cho, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.5 (82)
Map Pin Small Houston, TX
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Derrick Cho, MD

Dr. Derrick Cho, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Houston, TX. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood, HCA Houston Healthcare West, HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe, HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest and HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball. Dr. Cho, completed a residency at Princeton Medical Center - Princeton. Patients rated Dr. Cho an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Cho works at Brain and Spine Physicians of Houston in Houston, TX. 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. Cho's Office Locations

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    Brain and Spine Physicians of Houston
    800 Peakwood Dr Ste 5F, Houston, TX 77090 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    • Aetna
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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.5
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    About Dr. Derrick Cho, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1356559199
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Princeton Medical Center - Princeton
    Residency
    Internship
    • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood
    • HCA Houston Healthcare West
    • HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe
    • HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest
    • HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball

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    Dr. Cho works at Brain and Spine Physicians of Houston in Houston, TX. View the full address on Dr. Cho’s profile.

    82 patients have reviewed Dr. Cho. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Cho.

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