David Baskin, MD

David Baskin, MD

Neurosurgery Houston, TX

Professor of Neurological Surgery, Cornell University-Weill Medical College

Office Address

  • 6560 Fannin St
    Scurlock Tower, Suite 900
    Houston, TX 77030
    Phone: (713) 441-3800

David Baskin, MD

Neurosurgery Houston, TX

Professor of Neurological Surgery, Cornell University-Weill Medical College

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurosurgery: General Neurosurgery, Brain & Spinal Tumor, Pituitary Surgery, Skull Base

Education & Medical Training

  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Swarthmore College
  • University of California at San FranciscoUniversity of California at San Francisco

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical LicenseTX State Medical License1985 - 2015
  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1979 - 2017
  • American Board of Neurological SurgeryNeurological Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Best Doctor Honor Role for 5 years or moreCastle Connolly Best Doctors, 2012-present
  • Most Compassionate Doctor Award, Patient's Choice AwardVitals/ American Registry, 2012-present
  • Certificate of HonorPresident of the Congress, 5th Int. Conference of Neurosurgery, 2010

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Extraventricular Colloid Cyst with Invasion into the Skull Base, Case Report and Literature Review  Staub, B, Castilla, L, Baskin, DS, World Neurosurgery, 8/2/2013
  • Failure of Porous Tantalum Cervical Interbody Fusion Devices: Two-Year Results from a Prospective, Randomized, Multi-Center, Clinical Study  Kasliwal MK, Baskin DS, Traynelis VC, Journal of Spinal Disorders, 1/1/2013
  • B-lymphocytes from a population of children with autism spectrum disorder and their unaffected siblings exhibit hypersensitivity to thimerosal  Sharpe, MA Gist, TL, Baskin, DS, M.D, Journal of Toxicology, 1/1/2013

Grant Support

  • Kenneth R. Peak Center-10 Million Dollar GrantKenneth and Donna Peak Foundation
    2013 - Present

Professional Memberships"

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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