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Dr. Richard Westmark, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.3 (100)
Map Pin Small Houston, TX
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Richard Westmark, MD

Dr. Richard Westmark, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Houston, TX. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 36 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of Florida and is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake, Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital and Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital. Dr. Westmark, completed a residency at Mass Gen Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Westmark an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Westmark works at Houston Spine & Neuro Surgery Center in Houston, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Low Back Pain and Radiculopathy 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.

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Dr. Westmark's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Houston Spine & Neuro Surgery Center
    18333 Egret Bay Blvd Ste 200, Houston, TX 77058 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (281) 333-1300

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake
  • Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Low Back Pain
Radiculopathy
Herniated Disc
Back Pain
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Stenosis
Upper Back Pain
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Spinal Fusion
Aneurysm
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Bone Cancer
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Complete Spinal Cord Injury
Compressed Spinal Cord
Epilepsy
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Hydrocephalus
Hypothalamus Cancer
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelomalacia
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Polyneuropathy
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vertebral Column Tumors
Facet Blocks
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurostimulator Implantation
Peripheral Nerve Block
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
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    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
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    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    • HAP Insurance
    • Humana
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    • Midwest Health Plan
    • MultiPlan
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    4.3
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    Based on 100 ratings
    Patient Ratings (100)
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    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
    (11)
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    About Dr. Richard Westmark, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 36 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1063450948
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Mass Gen Hospital
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Florida
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

    Dr. Westmark works at Houston Spine & Neuro Surgery Center in Houston, TX. View the full address on Dr. Westmark’s profile.

    Dr. Westmark has seen patients for Low Back Pain and Radiculopathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Westmark on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    100 patients have reviewed Dr. Westmark. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Westmark.

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