Seton Family of Doctors

Juan Ramon Ortega-Barnett, MD

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Juan Ramon Ortega-Barnett, MD Now Accepting New Patients
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Juan Ramon Ortega-Barnett, MD

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Dr. Ortega is joining the Austin community with his wife and two children. He has extensive experience with neurosurgery, tumors, spine and cranial nerve disorders. He is bilingual and is accepting new patients.

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Specialty

  • Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliation

  • Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas
  • Seton Medical Center Austin
  • Seton Medical Center Hays
  • Seton Medical Center Williamson
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Provides Care Through

  • Seton Brain & Spine Institute
  • Seton Brain & Spine Institute Neurosurgery

Additional Language Spoken

  • French
  • Spanish

My Passion for Healthcare

My greatest satisfaction throughout my career has always been to see the recovery of patients from sometimes a devastating disease or injury. As far back as I can remember, I always was inspired in becoming a doctor and growing up in both Mexico and the US has helped me to understand the needs of people from different cultures.

Services I Provide

  1. Neuro-oncological Surgery
  2. Skull Base Surgery
  3. Cranial Nerve Decompression
  4. Complex Spine Surgery
  5. Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Degree & Residency

  • Medical School

    Universidad La Salle, MEXICO 14000

  • Residency

    Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

    West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV

  • Fellowship

    Brigham and Womens Hospital, Harvard Med School, Boston, MA

  • Board Certification

    American Board of Neurological Surgery

    Mexican Board of Neurological Surgery

My Clinical Focus

After 16 years of 3 surgical residencies a fellowship and 11 years of neurosurgical practice I have acquired over a quarter century of steadfast hardcore surgical experience and feel comfortable managing most major neurosurgical oncological, open vascular, skull base, complex spine, minimally invasive spine, trauma, cranial nerve and peripheral nerve disorders.

Memberships

  1. Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  2. American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  3. American Board of Neurological Surgery
  4. American College of Surgeons
  5. Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  6. Massachusetts Medical Board
  7. Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons
  8. Texas Medical Association
  9. Texas Medical Board

Insurances Accepted

    Seton Family of Doctors currently participates with various insurance plans. Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please contact your provider to verify participation prior to scheduling your visit.

  • Aetna - Commercial
  • Aetna QHP - Exchange Plan
  • Aetna-MA - Medicare Advantage
  • Amerigroup - STAR and CHIP
  • ARIA (Covenant Management Systems) ARC Benefit Plan - Contracted for the following specialties ONLY: Cardiology, Gastro, Inf. Disease, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Management, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • ARIA (Covenant Management Systems) ARC Benefit Plan - Contracted for the following specialties ONLY: Craniofacial Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Gastro, Inf. Disease, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Opththalmology, Otolaryngology, Pulmonary, General Surgery, Trauma Surgery
  • ASH (American Specialty Health Network) - PT and OT providers only
  • Averde Health - Commercial PPO
  • Beechstreet - Commercial PPO
  • Blue Cross - Medicare Advantage
  • Blue Cross-Blue Advantage - Exchange Plan
  • Blue Cross-Medicaid - STAR & CHIP
  • BlueCross - Commercial
  • Care Improvement Plus - Dual Special Needs
  • Care Improvement Plus - Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna - Commercial
  • Cigna LocalPlus - Exchange Plan
  • Coventry Workers Comp - Select providers
  • First Care - HMO/PPO
  • First Health/Coventry - Commercial
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO - Commercial
  • Health Payors Organization - Commerical PPO
  • HealthSmart Accel - Commercial PPO
  • HealthSmart Preferred Care - Commercial PPO
  • Hospice Austin - Hospice-In-Patient
  • Humana - Commercial
  • Humana HMOx - Exchange Plan
  • Humana-Medicare Advantage
  • Humana-Medicare Advantage WELLMED Network - All Specialists In-Network; PCP's are NOT participating EXCEPT for: David Wright,MD and Adam Barta, MD
  • IMO Med-Select Network - Workers Comp (SIRPS and SBSI only)
  • Integrated Medical Systems - Commercial PPO
  • Medicaid (Traditional)
  • Medicare
  • Multi-Plan Commercial - PPO
  • PHCS - Commercial
  • Sedwick/CMS Southwest Medical Provider Network - Workers Comp (SIRPS and SBSI only)
  • Sendero - STAR and CHIP
  • Sendero IdealCare - Exchange Plan
  • Seton Health Plan - Commercial
  • Seton Health Plan - MAP
  • Seton Health Plan - STAR and CHIP
  • Superior - STAR and CHIP
  • Superior Ambetter - Exchange Plan
  • TriCare - All Products
  • TriWest (new contract) - VA
  • United HealthCare - Commercial All Other
  • United HealthCare - Options PPO
  • United HealthCare Dual Complete Focus (HMO SNP) WELLMED Network - All Specialists In-Network; PCP's are NOT participating EXCEPT for: David Wright,MD and Adam Barta, MD
  • United HealthCare Star and CHIP - Americhoice or UHC Texas STAR, CHIP
  • United HealthCare- AARP Medicare Complete FOCUS- UHC Network - Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare- AARP Medicare Complete FOCUS- UHC Network - Specialists ONLY
  • United HealthCare-AARP Medicare Complete FOCUS-WellMED Network - All Specialists In-Network; PCP's are NOT participating EXCEPT for: David Wright,MD and Adam Barta, MD
  • United HealthCare-Dual Complete Focus (HMO SNP)-UHC Network - All Providers In-Network
  • United HealthCare-Dual Complete Focus (HMO SNP)-UHC Network - Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare-Evercare STAR PLUS - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare-Medicare Advantage--UHC Network - All Providers In-Network
  • United Healthcare-Medicare Advantage--UHC Network - Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare-Medicare Advantage-WELLMED NETWORK - All Specialists In-Network; PCP's are NOT participating EXCEPT for: David Wright,MD and Adam Barta, MD
  • United Student Resources (UT Student Division) - PPO
  • USA Managed Care - PPO

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Why Choose Neurosurgery with Ascension Seton

We have the largest, most comprehensive neuroscience program in all of Central Texas. People travel to our team of doctors from across the country for advanced surgical treatments based on the latest research in the field.

Surgery of the brain or spine requires a unique combination of surgical finesse and technical skill. At Seton, we've gathered a team of world-class surgeons who collaborate to establish a multidisciplinary treatment plan that works best for each person.

From pioneering new minimally invasive surgery techniques to developing surgical alternatives to traditional treatments for better management of chronic conditions like epilepsy, Seton's neurosurgeons strive to provide the best care possible.

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