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Dr. Ryan Kitagawa, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.8 (5)
Map Pin Small Houston, TX
Accepting new patients
18 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Ryan Kitagawa, MD

Dr. Ryan Kitagawa, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Houston, TX. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 18 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Kitagawa an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Kitagawa works at UTHealth Houston Neurosciences - Texas Medical Center in Houston, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Cranial Trauma and Traumatic Brain Injury 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. Kitagawa's Office Locations

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    UTHealth Houston Neurosciences - Texas Medical Center
    6400 Fannin St Ste 2800, Houston, TX 77030 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (713) 486-8000

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center
  • Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital

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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Cranial Trauma
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Cerebral Edema
Cerebral Edema
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Hydrocephalus
Subdural Hemorrhage
Brain Surgery
Aneurysm
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Bone Cancer
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Brain Cancer
Broken Neck
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Embolism
Cervical Stenosis
Communicating Hydrocephalus
Compressed Spinal Cord
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Tear
Epilepsy
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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelitis
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Myelopathy
Neurogenic Bowel
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteosarcoma
Polyneuropathy
Post-Traumatic Coma
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Skull Base Surgery
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    About Dr. Ryan Kitagawa, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 18 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1467751347
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Baylor College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Ryan Kitagawa, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Kitagawa is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Kitagawa works at UTHealth Houston Neurosciences - Texas Medical Center in Houston, TX. View the full address on Dr. Kitagawa’s profile.

    Dr. Kitagawa has seen patients for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Cranial Trauma and Traumatic Brain Injury, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kitagawa on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Kitagawa. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kitagawa.

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