The Neurological Institute is part of the Houston Methodist Research Institute which is a cornerstone of Houston Methodist Hospital's strategic vision for its future as a top-ranked academic medical center. It supports a collaborative atmosphere for senior and young investigators in various fields. The Institute’s founding chairs, Robert Grossman, MD, and Stanley H. Appel, MD who represent a broad spectrum of expertise and have led their departments at Houston Methodist for more than 25 years. They lead a core group of more than 50 neurologists, neurosurgeons and dozens of neuro-specialist staff, all collaborating to make the Neurological Institute the nation’s model for neurological diagnosis, treatment, clinical trials and research.
Houston Methodist Hospital
Texas Children's Hospital
The Pediatric Neurosurgery Service at Texas Children’s Hospital is a hospital-based academic pediatric. It is among the largest and most experienced pediatric neurosurgery units in the United States with more than 950 operations annually for a broad range of neurosurgical disorders. The pediatric neurosurgeons at Texas Children's Hospital are committed to setting the standard for the surgical treatment of infants and children with neurologic disease and to pioneering innovative therapies for the developing nervous system.
In addition, Texas Children’s Hospital Neurosurgery was the first pediatric center in Texas to use the NeuroPace RNS device to treat seizures.
Texas Children’s Hospital is consistently named as a top program in Texas and the entire southwest region and ranked #4 in the country by the U.S. News & World Report’s.
Each PGY3 neurosurgery resident will spend three months on the pediatric neurosurgery service at TCH.
DELL SETON MEDICAL CENTER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS
Each PGY6 neurosurgery resident will spend three months at Seton in both pediatric and trauma neurosurgery.
ST. GEORGE’S UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, LONDON
The department provides a comprehensive service for the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the brain, skull, spine and nervous system for patients from across the south of England, and has a rich history of training and education. As a national center of excellence and the heart of the South West London and Surrey Neurology Network, the department treats patients with the most complex conditions from across the country. St George’s Hospital is the only hospital in the UK to be located on the same site as a university – the prestigious St George’s University of London, the only university in the country dedicated solely to medicine.
This is a 6-month elective rotation (optional) for all PGY6 residents.