Physicians & faculty

  • Stanley H. Appel, MD
    Professor of Neurology
    Director, Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
    Peggy and Gary Edwards Distinguished Endowed Chair in ALS Research
    Chair, Stanley H. Appel Department of Neurology 
    Houston Methodist
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Faculty Profile | Clinical Profile
  • Mohammad Al Baeer, MD
    Medical Director Neuroscience and Stroke
    Houston Methodist Neurological Institute West Hospital
    Clinical Profile
  • David R. Beers, PhD - Neuroscientist
    Associate Research Professor of Neurology
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Faculty Profile
  • Laura B. Bonds, MD
    Houston Methodist Neurological Institute Woodlands Hospital
    Clinical Profile
  • Veronica J. Burton, PhD - Neuropsychologist
    Houston Methodist Concussion Center
    Clinical Profile
  • David Chiu, MD
    Professor of Neurology
    Elizabeth Blanton Wareing Chair in the Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center
    Houston Methodist
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Faculty Profile | Clinical Profile
  • Howard S. Derman, MD
    Associate Professor of Neurology
    Medical Director, Houston Methodist Concussion Center
    Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Faculty Profile | Clinical Profile
  • Kasey Gildersleeve, MD
    Houston Methodist Neurological Institute Willowbrook Hospital
    Clinical Profile
  • Santosh A. Helekar, MD, PhD - Neuroscientist
    Associate Research Professor of Neuroscience
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Faculty Profile
  • Eugene C. Lai, MD, PhD
    Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience
    Director, Neurodegenerative Diseases Clinic
    Robert W. Hervey Distinguished Endowed Chair for Parkinson Research & Treatment
    Houston Methodist
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Faculty Profile | Clinical Profile
  • Joseph C. Masdeu, MD, PhD
    Professor of Neurology
    Director, Nantz National Alzheimer Center and Neuroimaging
    Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Faculty Profile | Clinical Profile
  • Brooke N. McQueen, MD
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
    Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
    Clinical Profile
  • Amy Naquin-Chappel, MD
    Houston Methodist Neurological Institute Willowbrook Hospital
    Clinical Profile
  • William G. Ondo, MD
    Director, Movement Disorders Clinic
    Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
    Clinical Profile
  • Belen Pascual, PhD - Neuroscientist
    Assistant Professor of Neurology
    Director, Fronto Temporal Dementia
    Nantz National Alzheimer Center
    Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Faculty Profile
  • Milvia Y. Pleitez, MD
    Assistant Professor of Neurology
    Director, Muscle and Nerve Histopathology Laboratory
    Neuromuscular Clinic
    Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Faculty Profile | Clinical Profile
  • Kenneth Podell, PhD
    Associate Professor of Neurology
    Director, Houston Methodist Concussion Center
    Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Faculty Profile | Clinical Profile
  • Aarthi Ram, MD
    Houston Methodist Neurological Institute Willowbrook Hospital
    Clinical Profile
  • Gustavo C. Román, MD, DrHC
    Professor of Neurology
    Jack S. Blanton Distinguished Endowed Chair
    Nantz National Alzheimer Center
    Houston Methodist
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Faculty Profile | Clinical Profile
  • David B. Rosenfield, MD
    Professor of Neurology
    Director, EMG and Motor Control Laboratory
    Director, Speech and Language Center
    Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Faculty Profile | Clinical Profile
  • Sheetal Shroff, MD
    Neuromuscular Clinic
    Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
    Clinical Profile
  • Ericka P. Simpson, MD
    Associate Professor of Neurology
    Director, Neuromuscular Clinic and Research
    Director, Neurology Residency & Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Programs
    Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Faculty Profile | Clinical Profile
  • R. Glenn Smith, MD, PhD
    Neuromuscular Clinic
    Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
    Clinical Profile
  • Bryan M. Spann, DO, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Neurology
    Clinical Director, Nantz National Alzheimer Center
    Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Faculty Profile | Clinical Profile
  • Amit Verma, MD
    Associate Professor of Neurology
    Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
    Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program
    Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Faculty Profile | Clinical Profile
  • John J. Volpi, MD
    Assistant Professor of Neurology
    Co-Director, Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center
    Director, Cerebral Blood Flow Lab
    Medical Director, Stanley H. Appel Department of Neurology Clinic
    Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Faculty Profile | Clinical Profile
  • Olga Waln, MD
    Assistant Professor of Neurology
    Movement Disorders Clinic
    Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Faculty Profile | Clinical Profile
  • Paolo Zanotti Fregonara, MD, PhD
    Director, PET Core Facility
    Houston Methodist Research Institute
    Faculty Profile
  • Weihua Zhao, MD, PhD - Neuroscientist
    Assistant Professor in Neurology and Neuroscience
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Faculty Profile


US NEWS: Neurology & Neurosurgery RANKED NO. 17 IN THE COUNTRY

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U.S. News & World Report has ranked Houston Methodist Hospital No. 17 among 1,349 hospitals in neurology and neurosurgery.  U.S. News & World Report has also recognized Houston Methodist Hospital for the fifth year in a row as No. 1 hospital in Texas, No. 1 hospital in Houston and as one of the nation’s top 20 hospitals, placing it for the second time on the magazine’s prestigious Honor Roll.