Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Richard Simpson M.D. Ph.D.

Our Physicians

Richard Simpson, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Richard Simpson has extensive experience implanting deep brain stimulation devices to treat movement disorders, including Parkinson’s disease and tremors. He also implants vagus nerve stimulation devices for epilepsy and severe depression, and performs stereotactic and functional neurosurgery for movement disorders. Dr. Simpson has performed numerous procedures using spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain, and intrathecal drug delivery systems for pain and spasticity. His current research focuses on Parkinson’s disease and bipolar disorders.

Dr. Simpson received his medical and graduate education from the Medical University of South Carolina, and his post graduate training from the Medical University of South Carolina and Baylor College of Medicine.