Abhishek Agrawal, MD

Endovascular Neurosurgery, Interventional Neuroradiology

Houston Methodist Department of Neurosurgery

Accepting New Patients

Abhishek Agrawal, MD

Houston Methodist Department of Neurosurgery

About Me

"I believe in empowering my patients through information. By helping them fully understand their diagnosis, we can work together and choose the most effective treatment. In doing so, I ensure my patients receive the highest quality of care in a comfortable and warm setting."

Dr. Abhishek Agrawal is leading neurointerventional surgeon and is the Medical Director of the Neurointerventional Radiology Implementation Program at Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital. He is fellowship trained in neurointerventional radiology and endovascular neurosurgery.

Dr. Agrawal has served as an editor for five neurosurgery text books, as well as an associate editor of the Asian Journal of Neurosurgery. He is an editorial board member and reviewer of multiple national and international neurosurgery journals and has published more than 60 articles in peer reviewed neurosurgery journals. In addition to receiving multiple awards and grants in professional conferences and meetings, Dr. Agrawal also severed as the past-president of the Asian Young Neurosurgeons Society.

During leisure, Dr. Agrawal loves running, kickboxing and CrossFit training. He enjoys flying drones, is an avid online gamer and has developed keen interest in Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Clinical Interests

Brain aneurysms and AVMs
Brain tumor embolization
Carotid and intracranial stenting
Carotid disease management
Endovascular treatment of brain aneurysms, AV malformations and complex dural AV fistulas
Epistaxis management
Head and neck tumor embolization
Mechanical thrombectomy for acute strokes/large vessel occlusions (LVOs)
Radiofrequency ablation of paraspinal and vertebral body tumors
Spinal angiograms and minimally invasive spine procedures
Spinal procedures (vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty and sacroplasty)
Stroke intervention

Accepted Insurance Plans

AARP Medicare Complete
Aetna Affordable Health Choices
Aetna Choice POS / Open Choice
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna Health Network
Aetna International
Aetna Managed Choice / Elect Choice
Aetna Medicare Advantage
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
Aetna Meritain Health
Aetna Open Access
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Aetna QPOS
Aetna Select
Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna Signature Administrators Allied Benefits
Aetna Signature Administrators CoreSource
Aetna Student Health
Aetna Workers' Comp
All Saver/United Healthcare
Beech Street PPO
Best Doctors International
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield FEP Federal Employee Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Select Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Traditional / Par Plan
Blue Edge
Blue Essentials
Blue Essentials Access
Care Improvement Plus Medicare Advantage
Cigna APWU
Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna EPO
Cigna Global Health Benefits (International)
Cigna Great West
Cigna HMO
Cigna Indemnity
Cigna LocalPlus / Vantage
Cigna NALC
Cigna Network
Cigna Network Open Access
Cigna Open Access
Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP)
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Cigna Qualcare
Cigna Shared Administration OAP
Cigna Shared Administration PPO
Community Health Choice Marketplace
Coventry PPO
Crown International
Erickson Advantage
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
GeoBlue
HAA Preferred Partners (International)
HMO Blue
HealthSmart Accel PPO
HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart Payors Organization
Humana HMO / EPO
Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
Humana Medicare Advantage Private Fee For Service
Humana Military TRICARE-South Region
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Humana PPO & Preferred PPO
Humana TRS-Care Medicare Advantage PPO Plan
Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
HumanaNatl POS Open Access
Imagine Health ABC Home
Imagine Health CVS Health
Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)
Interplan Health Group
Medicare
MultiPlan PPO
National Preferred Provider Network PPO (NPPN)
Olympus Managed Care (International)
PHCS Healthy Directions
PHCS PPO
SmartCare PNM Resources
TexanPlus Medicare Advantage
Three Rivers Provider Network
UHC Medicare Chronic Complete
UHC Medicare Complete
UHC Medicare Solutions
UMR
US Family Health Plan
USA Managed Care PPO
United Health Integrated Services
United Healthcare Dual Complete
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
United Healthcare Nexus ACO
United Healthcare Plan of the River Valley
UnitedHealthOne
UnitedHealthcare Choice
UnitedHealthcare ChoicePlus
UnitedHealthcare Core
UnitedHealthcare Core Plus
UnitedHealthcare EPO
UnitedHealthcare Golden Rule
UnitedHealthcare HMO
UnitedHealthcare Navigate
UnitedHealthcare Navigate Plus
UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
UnitedHealthcare Oxford
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO
UnitedHealthcare Select / ERS
UnitedHealthcare Student Resources
UnitedHealthcare West

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.

Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION
Board Eligible, American Board of Radiology
Indian National Board of Neurosurgery
MEDICAL SCHOOL
Jawahar Medical Foundation's ACPM Medical College, North Maharashtra University, India | 2000
RESIDENCY
Diagnostic Radiology/ Neurointerventional Radiology | Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts | 2018
FELLOWSHIP
Cerebrovascular & Endovascular, Department of Neurosurgery | Fujita Health University, Nagoya, Japan | 2007
Neurointerventional Radiology/Endovascular Neurosurgery | Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina | 2013
Neurointerventional Radiology/Endovascular Neurosurgery | Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts | 2014
Neurointerventional Radiology/Endovascular Neurosurgery | Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts | 2014
Neurointerventional Radiology | University of Massachusetts, Worcester, Massachusetts | 2019
ROBERT SPETZLER’S POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP
Cerebrovascular & Skull Base Center, Department of Neurosurgery | Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona | 2011
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist Continuing Care Hospital
  • Houston Methodist West Hospital
  • Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
  • Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
  • Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital

Languages

  • Gujarati
  • Marathi
  • Urdu
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.
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