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Dr. Yoshua Esquenazi Levy, MD

Neurological Surgery

Neuroscience Services

Dr. Yoshua Esquenazi is a neurosurgeon with fellowship training in epilepsy surgery and surgical neuro-oncology. He focuses his practice on brain and spine tumors. Dr. Esquenazi received his medical degree at the Universidad Anahuac in Mexico City, graduating as valedictorian. During his studies he participated in student exchange rotations at Harv...

Dr. Yoshua Esquenazi is a neurosurgeon with fellowship training in epilepsy surgery and surgical neuro-oncology. He focuses his practice on brain and spine tumors.

Dr. Esquenazi received his medical degree at the Universidad Anahuac in Mexico City, graduating as valedictorian. During his studies he participated in student exchange rotations at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, as well as the William J. Harrington Medical Training Programs for Latin America at the University of Miami School of Medicine.

He completed a general surgery internship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN and his neurosurgery residency training at the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, where he was neurosurgery chief resident and recipient of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (Delta Chapter) Resident Award and the Standing Ovation Award from Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center. During residency he worked in the medical school’s Neuroimaging and Electrophysiology Lab and then went on to complete a fellowship in epilepsy surgery at the same institution under Nitin Tandon, M.D. He subsequently completed a neurosurgery oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

He is an author of numerous book chapters and articles, and he received numerous awards and recognitions during his academic training.

Dr. Esquenazi provides neurosurgery services at Mischer Neuroscience Associates-Texas Medical Center, integrating techniques such as brain mapping for awake craniotomies, stereotactic laser ablation, intraventricular endoscopy, stereotactic navigation and fluorescent microscopy to enhance safety during surgery and maximize tumor removal. He is fluent in Spanish and specializes in the following conditions and treatments.

  • Brain metastases
  • CNS lymphoma
  • Endoscopic management of
    hydrocephalus and colloid cysts
  • Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
  • High-grade gliomas (glioblastoma)
  • Insular gliomas
  • Intraventricular tumors
  • Low-grade gliomas (astrocytomas,
    oligodendrogliomas)
  • Intradural spinal tumors
  • Malignant spinal column tumors
    (metastatic spine tumors)
  • Meningiomas
  • Pineal region and brainstem tumors
  • Pituitary and parasellar tumors
  • Primary brain tumors in speech, motor,
    visual and sensory areas
  • Primary spinal cord tumors
  • Spine stereotactic radiosurgery (SBRT)
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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (713) 486-8000

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Neuroscience Services
Medical Education

Universidad Anahuac 2007

Languages Spoken
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish
  • English
Fellowship

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center 2016

Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine-Rochester Registrar 2009, University of Texas Health Science Center-Neurosurgery 2015

PCP Number

110000036169

Cities Served

Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City

Zip Codes Served

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health Workers Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana Most Benefit Plans
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Workers Comp
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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