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Ishaq Yousuf Syed, MD
Spine Surgery
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About
Ishaq Y. Syed, MD grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery and fellowship trained in spine surgery. He received his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University where he graduated as a member of Tau Beta Pi. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University. He went on to complete his residency at Rush University Medical Center and his fellowship in spine surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Syed actively participates in teaching of orthopedic residents and spine research. He performs both traditional and minimally invasive surgeries. He specializes in the treatment of spinal conditions including (but not limited to): Arthritis of the spine (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid) Degenerative disc disease Herniated discs Pinched nerves/Sciatica/Radiculopathy Spinal deformities (scoliosis, kyphosis) Traumatic injury to the spine Spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spinal canal) Spine tumors Outside of work, Dr. Syed enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He also enjoys traveling, skiing, and recreational auto racing. Dr. Syed accepts most insurance plans and is currently accepting new patients.

Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics

LanguagesEnglish
Insurance Accepted
Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice.Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Aetna
Elect Choice/Open Access EPO EPO | HMO/QPOS/US Access/HMO Open Access HMO HMO | Managed Choice/Open Access POS POS | Open Choice PPO PPO
BCBS
Blue Advantage (Gold, Silver, Bronze) HMO HMO | Blue Choice Plus POS POS | Blue Choice PPO PPO | Blue Essentials HMO HMO | Federal Select PPO PPO | MA Oncor/NRG Futr Hold Retire PPO PPO
Beech Street of Texas
PPO PPO
Cigna Healthcare of Tx Inc
Open Access Plus PPO PPO | PPO PPO
First Health
PPO PPO
Great-West Healthcare
Open Access PPO PPO-OA | POS POS | PPO PPO
HealthSCOPE
HealthSmart Preferred Care
EPO EPO | GEPO GEPO | PPO PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare Network
Concentric SMT Net PPO PPO | MA PPO/HMO PPO/HMO | PPO PPO
Imagine Health
SmartCare EPN PPO PPO
Medicaid
Traditional
Medicare
Traditional
Oscar Health Insurance Company of Texas
EPO EPO
PHCS
PPO PPO
Scott & White Health Plan
2018 Baylor Scott & White Employee Network | 2019 BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA | 2019 BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA | BSW Preferred EPO Network | BSW Preferred HMO Network | BSW Preferred PPO Network | Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan | EPO Network - Group | EPO Network - Individual/Family | HMO Network - Group | HMO Network - Individual/Family | McLane Group Network | PHCS/ARGUS - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan | PPO Choice Network | PPO Choice Preferred Network | PPO Network - Group | SeniorCare Advantage HMO | SeniorCare Advantage PPO | Texas Statewide PPO | TRS - Active Care Participants Network | Vital Traditions Medicare Advantage Network (HMO)
SWHP
UHC
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies(collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

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As of Oct 22, 2018, Ishaq Yousuf Syed, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Background
Education
  • Internship: Orthopedic Surgery, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Fellowship: Orthopedic Spine Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Medical School: Case Western Reserve University, OH
Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor University Medical Center
Reviews(19)
Overall: 4.41
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Oct 17, 2018
Dr. Syed is awesome!!
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Oct 17, 2018
very good!
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Oct 12, 2018
The provider did not listen to me. He kept me waiting for an hour. He also would talk over me.
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Oct 8, 2018
very professional.
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Oct 5, 2018
The provider was matter of fact and focused on the film. No after care was mentioned nor did the provider provide anything on how to maintain daily living since I\'m unable to function as I once did.
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Sep 17, 2018
Dr. Syed carefully and caringly addressed my issues and was very thorough. I am completely satisfied with him.
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Sep 6, 2018
efficient but thorough communication
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Aug 22, 2018
rude and abrupt
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Aug 22, 2018
Great place, I am happy with my experience. I will continue to go back if needed.
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Jul 29, 2018
Surgery was very successful! My care was excellent.
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Jul 27, 2018
he is an excellent sergeon and I trust him
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Jul 21, 2018
Did not seem to believe my symptoms.
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Jul 19, 2018
Efficient use of time, clear explanation of options, clear course of action as chosen by patient.
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Jul 16, 2018
He was abrupt and in a hurry.
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Jul 3, 2018
I have confidence in Dr. Syed.
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Jul 1, 2018
The doctor was in a big hurry after I had waited for about an hour after my appointment time.
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Jun 29, 2018
very good
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Jun 28, 2018
Dr. Syed always is open to my questions.
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Jun 26, 2018
he was wonderful, very caring, listened and then gave me treatment options, he spent a lot of time going over my films and explaining the problem, very impressive, I didn\'t feel like I was. wing rushed through, plus he made me feel very comfortable and I trusted what he was saying!
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