Houston Spine Surgeon, Dr. Richard Francis and the entire medical staff at Spine Associates in Houston and Beaumont, Texas go above and beyond to take care of their patients, locally and from around the world. At Spine Associates they treat the spine, the whole spine and only the spine. Helping their patients as specialists in the treatment of spine deformities such as Scoliosis, degenerative conditions, tumors, infections, Sciatica treatments, and metabolic diseases, they care for both local and International patients, children and adults—even those with the most challenging conditions—and excel in treating patients who have had unsuccessful spine surgery. Their goal and their promise is to provide the most advanced medical care—quickly, conservatively and with the utmost respect to their patients.
Dr. Richard Francis and the entire staff at Spine Associates are ready and waiting with open hearts and open doors to their patients, from just down the street or anywhere in the global community. Their International Medical Services Team is ready to meet their patient’s needs and requirements for their International patients. From managing medical consultations and hospital admissions to travel and hotel arrangements, the staff is committed to making all patients and their families feel comfortable during their stay with a special emphasis on their International patients with special needs.
From the first point of contact with the team of experts at Spine Associates, a patient’s initial inquiries through their follow-up medical care back home, an individual liaison acts as a single point of contact to assist patients throughout their stay and can help their patients with the coordination of appointments, cost effective travel plans, hotel accommodations, financial information with International insurance companies including financial clearance, private pay estimates, wire transfers and global billing, transportation and transfer services to and from their office via limousine, ambulance or taxi, interpretation services in 30 languages, personal escorts to appointments and specialized procedures, hotel or long-term lodging arrangements for patients and their families, private duty nurses or nurse assistants, special meals honoring dietary requirements, arrangements for special cultural or religious needs, and VIP concierge services for shopping, dining, sightseeing, and special Houston-area events.
At their hospital’s business center, patients can take advantage of an array of services including interpreters who are fluent in various languages. They can provide patients with secretarial services, and other related business services such as courier, flat-screen desktop PC with Internet and wifi connection, fax and photocopying services as well. The medical practice of Spine Associates is grounded in their mission and values, which reflect their high regard for conservatism, quality of care, timeliness and the most up to date technology. They aspire to develop genuine relationships with each patient and ensure a safe and rewarding experience throughout every step of their treatment and recovery. The health of their patients is the benchmark of their success.
Spine Associates has offices in Houston and Beaumont. The Houston office is located at 5420 West Loop South, Suite 2500, Bellaire, Texas 77401. They can be reached by phone at (713) 383-7100. The Beaumont office is located at One Folsom Building, 3820 Pointe Parkway at Folsom Drive, Beaumont, Texas 77706. Contact them by phone at (409) 767-8221.