Meet our Doctors – Erwin Lo, M.D

Erwin Lo, M.D. Currently Practices in Beaumont, TX

Our New Address: 6025 Metropolitan Drive Ste 205 Beaumont, TX 77706

Dr-Erwin-LoDr. Erwin Lo is a neurosurgeon with over 12 years of experience. His neurosurgical experience includes 11 years with Triangle Neurocare, LLP, where he developed his skills in developing customized treatment plans and using minimally invasive procedures, neurosurgical interventions, and peripheral nerve surgeries.

Dr. Lo earned his Masters of Science (MS) degree in biology from DePaul University Graduate College and obtained his MD from Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois. His medical residencies were at the Rush Medical College and the University of Texas, and he has published research articles in scientific journals. Dr. Lo completed all three steps of the USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Examination), and he maintains his certification with the American Board of Neurological Surgery. He accepts new patients, and is ready to work with you to determine the best treatment options for your individual situation.

EDUCATION:

Residency:
Neurological Surgery
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
University of Texas Health Science Center, Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX
Internship:
General Surgery
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX
Medical Degree:
Rush Medical College
Chicago, IL
Graduate:
DePaul University Graduate College
Chicago, IL
Masters Degree, Biology
Undergraduate:
DePaul University
Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Science, Biology
At one point in time or another, just about everyone has suffered with pain in their back. For many people, they ignore the pain and move on with the hopes that the pain will subside. Others have no choice but to seek the help of a qualified individual who can heal their condition and alleviate their pain. The main problem is how to find a qualified doctor who is capable of helping them along the way. If you aren’t sure what you should be looking for in a medical professional, you are in the right place.

Make Sure to Look for Someone with Experience

Doctors are everywhere, but that doesn’t mean they are always the best in the field. Even though it might be difficult to narrow the field down, you can get there with time and patience. Take the time to check each candidates experience level. This helps you eliminate those who are not skilled in the field to handle what seems to be the problem. Spine health is quite tricky and intrinsic, so you can’t expect every doctor to be specialized in the field.

If you speak with a doctor who doesn’t seem to have a firm grasp of the spine, you might want to think twice about letting them near your back. You don’t want to be someone’s practice dummy, especially when it comes to your back. Even though a new graduate might be perfectly competent, you should be cautious of choosing someone with little to no experience.

Knowledge of Your Specific Condition

Once you begin to narrow down the list of potential candidates, you want to consider choosing an individual who has extensive knowledge in regards to your spinal condition. If you are suffering from spinal osteoarthritis, you don’t want a doctor who is trained to deal with sciatica. The best thing you can do before settling on a doctor is to ask what their fields of expertise are. Perform research online to validate the claims made by the provider. Just because you are told something, you want to confirm whether they are being honest or not.

Cost Should be Taken into Consideration

Even though doctors might work in the same specialty, that doesn’t mean they are all equal. Many providers will charge you far more than what you might be able to pay, but there are others who care more about the health of the patient than what they do filling their bank account. These doctors are the ones who you need to look out for in your search.

You still have to be cautious as being the cheapest doesn’t always mean you are going to get the best. In certain instances, there are providers who have charged less for their services because they are skimping out on other things around the practice, which is the last thing you want. Evaluate the cost for multiple doctors and choose one that is moderately priced.

Just because there are some doctors who are only in the field to make a quick buck, that doesn’t mean that all providers are the same way. It can be frustrating and overwhelming trying to determine who the best provider is, but following the tips above should get you where you need to be in no time. Instead of sitting around and trying to figure out what’s going on with your spine, take the time to visit a provider who wants to help you improve your quality of life. You deserve the opportunity to feel better and not live a life of pain, so take the time and contact a qualified provider today.

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