Dr. Raymond Sawaya MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Raymond Sawaya is a neurosurgeon in Houston, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ben Taub General Hospital and St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital. He received his medical degree from St Joseph's University Medical School and has been in practice for 40 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Ben Taub General Hospital and one of 16 at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliation

St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Texas Children's Hospital

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Ben Taub General Hospital

Education & Medical Training

SUNY Upstate Medical University
Residency, General Surgery, 1975 - 1976

New York University Downtown Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1974 - 1975

University Hospital/University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1976 - 1981

St Joseph's University Medical School
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Preoperative Imaging to Predict Intraoperative Changes in Tumor-to-Corticospinal Tract Distance: An Analysis of 45 Cases Using High-field Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Shahar, T.,Rozovski, U.,Marko, N. F.,Tummala, S.,Ziu, M.,Weinberg, J. S.,Rao, G.,Kumar, V. A.,Sawaya, R.,Prabhu, S. S.

Extent of Resection of Glioblastoma Revisited: Personalized Survival Modeling Facilitates More Accurate Survival Prediction and Supports a Maximum-Safe-Resection Approach to Surgery.
Marko, N. F.,Weil, R. J.,Schroeder, J. L.,Lang, F. F.,Suki, D.,Sawaya, R. E.

IDH1 mutant malignant astrocytomas are more amenable to surgical resection and have a survival benefit associated with maximal surgical resection.
Beiko, J.,Suki, D.,Hess, K. R.,Fox, B. D.,Cheung, V.,Cabral, M.,Shonka, N.,Gilbert, M. R.,Sawaya, R.,Prabhu, S. S.,Weinberg, J.,Lang, F. F.,Aldape, K. D.,Sulman, E. P.,Rao, G.,McCutcheon, I. E.,Cahill, D. P.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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