Dr. William E Whitehead MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. William Whitehead is a neurosurgeon in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical School at Houston and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Whitehead accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 13 doctors at Texas Children's Hospital who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Obstetrics & Gynecology

Hospital Affiliation

Texas Children's Hospital

Education & Medical Training

District of Columbia General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1996 - 1997

University of Utah
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1997 - 2002

University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Osteosarcoma of the cranial vault and skull base in pediatric patients.
Hadley, C.,Gressot, L. V.,Patel, A. J.,Wang, L. L.,Flores, R. J.,Whitehead, W. E.,Luerssen, T. G.,Jea, A.,Bollo, R. J.

No significant improvement in the rate of accurate ventricular catheter location using ultrasound-guided CSF shunt insertion: a prospective, controlled study by the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network.
Whitehead, W. E.,Riva-Cambrin, J.,Wellons, J. C.,Kulkarni, A. V.,Holubkov, R.,Illner, A.,Oakes, W. J.,Luerssen, T. G.,Walker, M. L.,Drake, J. M.,Kestle, J. R.

No significant improvement in the rate of accurate ventricular catheter location using ultrasound-guided CSF shunt insertion: a prospective, controlled study by the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network.
Whitehead, W. E.,Riva-Cambrin, J.,Wellons, J. C.,Kulkarni, A. V.,Holubkov, R.,Illner, A.,Oakes, W. J.,Luerssen, T. G.,Walker, M. L.,Drake, J. M.,Kestle, J. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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