Dr. Vivek Kushwaha, MD

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5420 West Loop South, Suite 2300, Bellaire, TX, 77401
22751 Professional Drive, Suite 250, Kingwood, TX, 77339
1900 North Loop West, Suite 670, Houston, TX, 77018
18885 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX, 77094

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**PLEASE COMPLETE PATIENT FORMS ONLINE TO ENSURE SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT *Attention Patients: We are able to accommodate same-day and next-day appointments if you do not see that time available on ZocDoc* Dr. Vivek P. Kushwaha, Orthopaedic Surgeon Specializing in Adult Lumbar and Cervical Disorders & Spine Trauma. Dr. Kushwaha is originally from San Antonio and joined Orthopaedic Associates in 1997. He is married, with three children. Dr. Kushwaha enjoys tennis, skiing, and golf. Dr. Kushwaha specializes in adult degenerative conditions of the cervical and lumbar spine. In 1987, Dr. Kushwaha received his B.A. from University of Texas – Austin. In 1991, he received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio. In 1996, he completed his orthopaedic internship and residency at the University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center. Dr. Kushwaha completed a fellowship in spine surgery at Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center in Downey, CA. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Kushwaha is on staff at Houston Orthopedic & Spine Hospital, Memorial Hermann Hospital and St. Joseph Medical Center. He has been the Chief of Spine Surgery at the University of Texas Medical School and Memorial Hermann Hospital. He is a major component of the teaching program at the UT medical students, residents and fellows. He has won several awards for clinical care, surgical skill, research and teaching over the last several years.

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This Dr. is very respectful of time. I've never waited past my appt time. I had lumbar spinal fusion L2-L5 Dec 7 2016 He has a fantastic staff of caring individuals. I was referred to him and will confidently refer him to others.

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He's one of the best doctors I have ever been to. I had my surgery 14 years ago & he still remembered me!

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Dr.Kushwaha is absolutely the best! I have been a patient of his practice for over 10 years.

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I wasn't there 10-15 minutes and they called me in. Great service thanks Dr Kushwaha and Staff.

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He gets right to the point!

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Dr. Kushwaha gave me back surgery 6 years ago. I highly recommend him. Most of the friends I have in Katy have used him for their back problems. He is a very gifted surgeon.

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Awful! !! Medical assistant provided prescribed medication which required injections with no explanation indicating it was self explanatory. .. I was provided a pamphlet in Spanish and told they didn't have English, unfortunately I don't speak or read Spanish. ... I was told by another employee i could leave prior to completion of dr recommended treatment,. Awful

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On Dec 7,2016 I had a lumbar spinal fusion L2-5 this dr provides excellent guidance and skills. He's a no nonsense strictly business attitude and demeanor which I appreciate considering the seriousness of his profession. I would recommend him without exceptions. He did his part the rest is up to God and i

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He is a very intelligent man and has the great insight at listening. So many professional assume they know more than you it becomes a debate. .I am very happy and know that I'm not being given a lot of subterfuge to ameliorate my pain.Pain is subjective so when one is having it, no amount of deep breathing or psychic journeys are going to alleviate it.

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He was very attentive to my needs

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I found him very professional and listened with patience. He didn't try to use a lot of subterfuge to confuse you.I have every intention of going back. Finding a Un-egotistical medical doctor an anomaly.

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He just wasn't like my Dr that referred him to me. He seemed very cold wasn't very interested in my care. I felt he was only talking to me because Dr Jones referred me to him his associate was mjust as cold as he was wouldn't look at me when talking to me then when Dr Kushwaha came in he talk to me for 10-15 minutes all he said looks like you need surgery and i said no i want the injection first and he said ok and ou the office he was gone. Not friendly at ALL!!!!!!! I didn't like that at all. My Dr's talk to me like they care about my health not about if you don't want surgery then ok bye.

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The doctors office was very fast, efficient, and met all of my needs. No complaints at all.

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Although he is a reputable surgeon i could have done without his condescending attitude. Once in the exam room expect a 10-20 minute wait for him to come in. If you can look past that then he's recommendable.

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He is wonderful! Very professional and caring. Answers all questions so you can understand everything. I've been under his care for over a year. Great surgeon. I am walking today because of his skills.

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