Dr. Verma has extensive expertise in the evaluation of patients with medically refractory epilepsy. His research interests include understanding the pathophysiology and development of treatment options for patients with sleep disorders, and treatment options for patients with medically intractable epilepsy.
Dr. Trask’s expertise includes the treatment of brain and spinal tumors, microsurgery of cerebral aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations, and stereotactic radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia. He also performs spinal surgery, including spinal reconstruction. Dr. Trask serves as the medical director of Houston Methodist Hospital Neuro ICU, and as chairman of the hospital’s neurosurgery performance improvement committee.
Dr. McQueen is a general neurologist and clinical neurophysiologist. Her clinical interests include the treatment and diagnosis of patients with general neurology conditions including, headache, migraine, concussion, peripheral neuropathy, memory problems, dementia, tremors, Parkinson’s disease. She specializes in the evaluation of patients with any episodic events, including epilepsy and seizures.
Dr. Klucznik is Director of Interventional Neuroradiology at Houston Methodist Hospital. He has served on numerous committees including the Medical Staff Quality Management Committee, Neurology Care Management Performance Improvement Subcommittee and the Quality Assurance Committee for Endovascular, which he chaired in 2006.
Dr. Diaz is board certified by the American Board of Radiology and holds a certificate of added qualifications in neuroradiology. Formerly an assistant professor in interventional radiology at Baylor College of Medicine and chief of interventional neuroradiology at Ben Taub General Hospital. He is the program director of the Houston Methodist Hospital Interventional Neuroradiologist Fellowship within the Radiology Department.
Dr. Fung is a Neuroradiologist and Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Houston Methodist Neurological Institute and Medical Director of the MRI Core at the Houston Methodist Research Institute. Dr. Fung’s clinical and research interests include application of advanced MRI techniques in evaluating diseases of the central nervous system, including brain tumors, cerebrovascular disease/stroke, dementia/neurodegenerative diseases, and epilepsy.
Psychiatrist - Psychosomatic Medicine
Dr. Dulay conducts neuropsychological assessments on adults with stroke, tumor, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, psychiatric disorders and movement disorders. In association with Houston Methodist Concussion Center, Dr. Dulay also provides evaluation of patients of all ages who have experienced sports-related or other types of concussive injuries.
Dr. Lai’s primary interests include neurologic rehabilitation for stroke, multiple sclerosis and brain injury survivors as well as spasticity management with Botox and Baclofen pumps. Dr. Lai also has extensive experience with neurobehavioral issues in neurologic conditions.
Dr. Kaldis’ clinical focus is primarily hospital based care for patients with neurologic and orthopedic diagnosis. She has a special interest in multiple sclerosis, polio, Parkinson’s disease and neuromuscular disorders.
Associate Research Professor of Translational Imaging
Dr. Karmonik’s research has included the effect of lipid modification on peripheral arterial disease, brain volumetric analysis and cognition in Parkinson’s disease, reliable measurement of brain glutamate levels in ALS patients with 3.0 t 1h-mrs, atherosclerotic plaque composition in peripheral vascular disease, and brain imaging in stuttering.