Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Department of Neurology

Clinical Programs

  • Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center
    The Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center is the only certified comprehensive stroke center in Texas. It is a leader in all areas of stroke research, including diagnosis, innovative treatments, prevention, rehabilitation, and recovery.
  • Epilepsy Program
    The Epilepsy Program is a Level 4 multi-disciplinary program comprised of physicians from various specialties.
  • Headache Clinic
    The Headache clinic has been evaluating headache patients since December, 1989 and currently follows 1200 patients with different types of headaches.
  • MDA / ALS Center
    The MDA/ALS Center is the first multidisciplinary care center for patients with ALS in the United States. We use a team approach to assist patients with ALS and apply the latest therapies and proactive symptom management in a positive and caring setting.
  • Concussion Center
    Houston Methodist Concussion Center is the first center of its kind in Houston. The center provides comprehensive services, including diagnosis, treatment and education, to the professional, student and recreational athletes as well as school coaches and athletic trainers.
  • Nantz National Alzheimer Center
    The Nantz National Alzheimer Center (NNAC) provides comprehensive diagnostic, evaluation and treatment for Alzheimer's and related memory disorders. The NNAC is an outpatient clinical service dedicated to care and research for individuals with memory problems and to the support of their families.
  • Neuro-rehabilitation Clinic
    The Neuro-rehabilitation clinic offers advanced, comprehensive motor and cognitive neurorehabilitation to assist patients who have suffered brain or spinal cord injury, or who have neurological disorders.
  • Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Clinic
    The clinic is devoted to care and research for patients with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders.
  • Speech and Language Center
    The Speech and Language Center (SLC) focuses on disturbances of speech-motor control. Evaluates patients clinically and also engages in research.
  • Sleep Disorders Program
    The Sleep Disorders Program is a multi-disciplinary program comprised of physicians from various specialties.
  • Pain Management Center
    Houston Methodist Pain Management Center cares for difficult pain cases. The center provides effective symptom management, functional rehabilitation and improved quality of life for patients suffering from back pain, complex regional pain, fibromyalgia, myofascial pain, trigeminal neuralgia, neuropathic pain and pain associated with multiple sclerosis or stroke.

Laboratories

  • Cerebral Blood Flow Lab
    The Collaborative Cerebral Blood Flow Clinical Lab serves patients with a variety of neurological disorders, including stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA).  Physicians use transcranial Doppler (TCD) ultrasound to produce blood flow imaging of the brain.
  • EMG and Motor Control Laboratory
    EMG/NCV and Motor Control Laboratory, staffed by four neurologists, welcomes patients with weakness and numbness.
  • Muscle and Nerve Histopathology Laboratory
    Utilizing the latest and most advanced histology techniques, our laboratory processes and evaluates skeletal muscle and peripheral nerve to aid in diagnosing a number of conditions.