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About Dr. Karl M Schmitt Jr

Dr. Karl M Schmitt Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Houston, TX. He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include Neurological Surgery. Dr. Schmitt is affiliated with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

25 Ratings with 7 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Karl M Schmitt Jr is Poor. Dr. Karl M Schmitt Jr has been rated by 25 patients. From those 25 patients 7 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Karl M Schmitt Jr is 2.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

University Of Texas Physicians

6400 Fannin St Ste 2800
Houston, TX 77030
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Specialties

Dr. Karl M Schmitt Jr has the following 1 specialty

  • Neurological Surgery

    A neurological surgeon is a physician who surgically treats disorders of the nervous system, which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
    In addition to treating trauma of the head and spine, these doctors also treat disorders like epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    Neurological surgeons can perform surgical procedures on the brain, such as stereotactic surgery, microsurgery, endoscopic surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular image guided methods.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Karl M Schmitt Jr has the following 13 expertise

  • Laminectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Brain Injuries
  • Brain Surgery
  • Back Injuries
  • Aneurysm
  • Brain Tumor
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Cancer
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Stroke
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Glioblastoma

Dr. Karl M Schmitt Jr has 0 board certified specialties

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Excellent Surgeon!!

Dr. Schmitt recently performed surgery on my 79 yr old mother with a C2 fracture. He did an excellent job repairing the odontoid fracture with placement of a large titanium screw through the front of her neck. She is completely ambulatory, no deficits, and feeling good. Her fall was only one month ago! Dr. Schmitt is fantastic!

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Misdiagnosed problem UNNECESSARY surgery

He misdiagnosed the problem as severe spinal stenosis, assuring that it would correct the partial paralysis in both legs and restore the ability to urinate normally. Instead the deterioration in the leg muscles has continued to where standing is impossible and a Foley catheter is a necessity.

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Never Ending Nightmare

Dr Schmitt performed a discectomy/laminectomy for radicular pain from a herniated disc. The surgery made my pain much worse and has destroyed my life. Dr. Schmitt abandoned me when things started going bad. He now works in Houston and I would avoid him like the plague. I'd give up my life savings to be able to go back in time and choose another doctor (it is already costing me a fortune). Once the surgery is over and your spinal nerves are permanently damaged, there's nothing you can do about it for the rest of your life.

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HORRIBLE

Avoid at all costs. Abandons his patients who don't recover well from surgery.

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The Worst

Avoid at all costs. Nice to your face before surgery. After surgery when things go wrong, he's avoid you. It's a joke he gets paid for surgical procedures that destroys people's lives. He wasn't careful during my surgery and severely damaged two of my spinal nerves.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Schmitt is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    40 Years Experience

  • University Of Texas Medical Branch School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Karl M Schmitt Jr accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas
    • BCBS TX BlueChoice
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana HMO
    • Humana HMO Premier
    • Humana Houston HMOx
    • Humana National HMO
    • Humana National POS
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

University Of Texas Physicians, 6400 Fannin St Ste 2800, Houston, TX

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