Stephen I. Esses, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon & Spinal Surgeon located in Houston, TX & Baytown, TX

About Dr. Esses

Dr. Stephen I. Esses is a renowned orthopedic surgeon who specializes in spinal disorders. Dr. Esses sees patients with Southwest Orthopedic Group, LLP, in the Houston, Baytown, Pearland, Katy, and Humble, Texas, offices.

Dr. Esses attended university and medical school and did his orthopedic residency at the University of Toronto. He then completed two years of fellowship training in spinal surgery, with a year at Harvard University and six months each at Chiba University in Japan and as a McLaughlin fellow in Europe. He is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, the American Board of Spine Surgery, and the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians.

Dr. Esses has worked tirelessly to develop new, innovative surgical techniques and implants for the treatment of spinal problems. His clinical interests include spinal surgery, biomechanics of the spine, minimally invasive surgery, and coccygeal pain.

Dr. Esses also is active in the academic field of orthopedic surgery. He sits on the associate editorial boards of Spine, The Spine Journal, and Advances in Orthopedics. He lectures internationally and has published articles and book chapters on spine-related problems. He was a professor of orthopedics for over 15 years and authored the Textbook of Spinal Disorders, a standard reference for spinal medical personnel.

Dr. Esses is an active staff member of 10 hospitals in Texas, and practices with the Southwest Orthopedic Group in multiple convenient locations. Call today to make an appointment with Dr. Stephen I. Esses.

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Dr. Stephen I. Esses is a renowned orthopedic surgeon who specializes in spinal disorders. Dr. Esses sees patients with Southwest Orthopedic Group, LLP, in the Houston, Baytown, Pearland, Katy, and Humble, Texas, offices.

Dr. Esses attended university and medical school and did his orthopedic residency at the University of Toronto. He then completed two years of fellowship training in spinal surgery, with a year at Harvard University and six months each at Chiba University in Japan and as a McLaughlin fellow in Europe. He is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, the American Board of Spine Surgery, and the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians.

Dr. Esses has worked tirelessly to develop new, innovative surgical techniques and implants for the treatment of spinal problems. His clinical interests include spinal surgery, biomechanics of the spine, minimally invasive surgery, and coccygeal pain.

Dr. Esses also is active in the academic field of orthopedic surgery. He sits on the associate editorial boards of Spine, The Spine Journal, and Advances in Orthopedics. He lectures internationally and has published articles and book chapters on spine-related problems. He was a professor of orthopedics for over 15 years and authored the Textbook of Spinal Disorders, a standard reference for spinal medical personnel.

Dr. Esses is an active staff member of 10 hospitals in Texas, and practices with the Southwest Orthopedic Group in multiple convenient locations. Call today to make an appointment with Dr. Stephen I. Esses.

Website: Dr. Esses


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Commonly Accepted Insurances

Southwest Orthopedic Group, L.L.P. accepts a wide array of insurance plans to help meet the need of our patients. Although this list is updated regularly, if you do not see your insurance plan on this list, please contact your insurance carrier to inquire if we are in network with your insurance plan.

The list includes all carriers that we accept however, some of our physicians may not participate on some these plans. The physician’s office staff can assist you in determining if the physician is in network with your insurance plan.

Aetna
Beech Street
Blue Cross
Cigna
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Galaxy Health Network
HealthSmart
Humana
Humana HMO
Independent Medical Systems
Interplan
Medicare
Multiplan
PHCS
United Healthcare