Kraus Back and Neck Institute in Houston, TX

Relief from Lower Back and Neck Pain

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      At the Kraus Back and Neck Institute (KBNI), we specialize
                 in non-surgical as well as surgical treatments
                                of Back and Neck  Pain
     Conservative to Surgical Options: MINIMALLY INVASIVE SPINE SUGERY 
 "Applying Science to the Art of Medicine"                                                  
                 Dr. Kraus is available for Neurosurgery consultation (surgical and non-surgical) in Houston.
                      Offices:  1) West Houston Medical Center
                                    2) Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital
                                    3) Katy
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                                            Dr. Kraus is honored to be listed in
                                            "Best Doctors in America" (2001-2008) and
                                             "Top Doctors of Houston, Texas" (2007, 2008, 2009)     

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Experts in Low Back Care

Low back pain is treated by a number of specialists.  We have just started a registry of experts in this field.  Included in this list will be neurosurgeons, orthopedic spine surgeons, chiropractrors, physical therapists, massage therapists, exercise physiologists and strength trainers. 

If you are a back care professional, and would like to be listed, please send us your contact information, and any other background information you would like to list.

If you suffer from low back pain, and have had a good experience with a health care professional, please ask them to contact us in order to be listed.  Thank you.

(GEK Consultants assumes no responsibility for the quality of care provided by those listed below, or for the accuracy of the listings;  they have not been verified by GEK Consultants)


Chiropractic Experts


United States


Lawrence Dieter, DC
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Dana Grobe D.C.
Allcare Chiropractic
13080 Tesson Ferry Rd.
St. Louis, Mo 63128





Dr. Bryan Brodeur
60 Riel Drive
St. Albert, Alberta  Canada
phone: 780-458-8200
fax: 780-458-8202
e mail:

Undergraduate degree: Univ. of Alberta
Chiropractic degree: Parker College of Chiropractic,  Dallas, Texas



Pain Management Experts


United States



David J. Rosenfeld, MD
Southern Pain and Anesthesia Consultants
3434 Houma Blvd, Suite 300
Metairie, LA  70006
Second Office
4633 Wichers Drive, Suite 100
Marrero, LA  70072




Jeff M. Arthur, MD., DABA
Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Management
Fellowship Trained

Spine Pain Diagnostics and Treatment
18955 Memorial North  #420
Humble, Texas
281-540-7246 phone
281-540-0080 Fax



Noor Gajraj, MD

Baylor Center for Pain Management
5575 Warren Parkway, # 220
Frisco, Texas 75034

Tel: 214 618 3686
Fax: 214 618 5256






Neurological Surgery Experts


United States


Gary Kraus, M.D.
Director of Neuroscience Center
Associate Director of Gamma Knife
West  Houston Medical Center,  Houston, Texas

Dr. Kraus can be seen at his two main locations, in addition to two convenient satellite locations.  His main offices are located:

1) on the medical campus of West Houston Medical Center
2) on the medical campus of Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital

Neurosurgery, P.A.,    Kraus Back and Neck Institute (West Houston location)
12121 Richmond Ave, Suite 324
Houston, TX  77082
Tel:  281-870-9292
Fax: 281-870-8493
(see map below for directions)

Neurosurgery, P.A.,   Kraus Back and Neck Institute (Memorial Hermann
                                                                             Memorial City Hospital location)
909 Frostwood, Suite 364
Houston, TX  77024
Tel:   713-932-1489
Fax:  713-932-8106
(see map below for directions)

Dr. Kraus has satellite offices at

  • Spring Branch Medical Center
    8830 Long Point Drive, Suite 405
    Houston, TX  77055
  • Katy Office

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Education: MD, State University of New York, Stony Brook School of Medicine
Residency: Neurological Surgery, St. Louis University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Neurovascular and Skull Base Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona

:  Complex Spine surgery (low back pain, neck), brain tumors, aneurysms,  Gamma Knife treatment of tumors, Gamma Knife treatment of pain, carotid endarterectomy,  peripheral nerve surgery
Non-Surgical:  The non-operative treatment of low back and neck pain.




Exercise Physiologist


Doug House, M.Ed.
Exercise Physiologist
Personal Push Exercise Training
Tens years at Baylor College of Medicine, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Pain Control and Functional Restoration Clinic - working within a multidisciplinary team (neurosurgeon, psychologist, physical therapist, nutritionist) helping patients with chronic low back pain.
Able to teach patients the difference between "hurt & harm" or when to keep exercising and when to seek medical help.


Massage Therapy Experts


United States


Marvin Q. Joiner
Advanced Muscle Care
16903 Red Oak DR. Ste. 212     
Houston TX. 77090
713 291-7699




Jocelyn W. Cowie  RMT
 6700 Danshin Village Rd.
Grand Forks, BC  V0H 1H0



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