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Dr. Richard Harper, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.9 (38)
Map Pin Small Houston, TX
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Richard Harper, MD

Dr. Richard Harper, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Houston, TX. They graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and is affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Harper an average 3.9 star rating.

Dr. Harper works at Practice in Houston, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve), Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication and Radiculopathy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Harper's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Neurosurgical Group of Texas Llp
    6560 Fannin St Ste 1200, Houston, TX 77030 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (713) 790-1211
    Monday
    08:30 - 16:00
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 16:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 16:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 16:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 15:00

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Houston Methodist Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Radiculopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication

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Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Radiculopathy
Herniated Disc
Spinal Stenosis
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Back Pain
Brain Cancer
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Edema
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Hypothalamus Cancer
Low Back Pain
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Scoliosis
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Upper Back Pain
Brain Surgery
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Bone Cancer
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Chordoma
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Compressed Spinal Cord
Craniopharyngioma
Epilepsy
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Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelomalacia
Myelopathy
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vertebral Column Tumors
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Facet Blocks
Herniated Disc Surgery
Neuroplasty
Puncture Aspiration
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
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    3.9
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    Based on 38 ratings
    Patient Ratings (38)
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    About Dr. Richard Harper, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1174516116
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • Baylor Hosps
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Baylor College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Dr. Harper has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Harper has seen patients for Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve), Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication and Radiculopathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Harper on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    38 patients have reviewed Dr. Harper. The overall rating for this provider is 3.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Harper.

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