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Dr. Stephen Esses, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.6 (270)
Map Pin Small Houston, TX
Accepting new patients
46 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Stephen Esses, MD

Dr. Stephen Esses, MD is an Orthopedic Surgeon in Houston, TX. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 46 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from University of Toronto - Toronto General Hospital (Canada GME) and is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center. Dr. Esses, completed a residency at University Toronto. Patients rated Dr. Esses an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Esses works at Southwest Orthopedic Group, LLP in Houston, TX with other offices in Pearland, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Intervertebral Disc Disease, Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve) and Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept UnitedHealthCare 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. Esses' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Southwest Orthopedic Group, LLP
    6560 Fannin St Ste 1016, Houston, TX 77030 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (713) 333-4110
  2. 2
    Southwest Orthopedic Group, LLP
    10970 Shadow Creek Pkwy Ste 130, Pearland, TX 77584 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (713) 333-4110
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00

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  • HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center

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

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Intervertebral Disc Disease
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Degenerative Disc Disease
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis
Spondylolisthesis
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Back Pain
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Herniated Disc
Joint Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Pelvic Fracture
Radiculopathy
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica
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Spinal Osteophyte
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Fusion
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
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Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Bursitis
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Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccyx Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Difficulty With Walking
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Gait Abnormality
Gout
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Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Limb Pain
Lumbar Spina Bifida
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lupus
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Myelopathy
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Sprain
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pinched Nerve in Back
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Scoliosis
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Deformities
Spondylitis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Still's Disease
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Upper Back Pain
Whiplash
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Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Facet Blocks
Herniated Disc Surgery
Laminoplasty
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulator Implantation
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Steroid Injection
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    4.6
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    Based on 270 ratings
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    About Dr. Stephen Esses, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 46 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1760489595
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Beth Israel Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University Toronto
    Residency
    Internship
    • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Toronto - Toronto General Hospital (Canada GME)
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    Dr. Stephen Esses, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Esses is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

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

    270 patients have reviewed Dr. Esses. 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. Esses.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Esses, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Esses appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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