Department of Neurology

Department of Neurology
The mission of the Houston Methodist Department of Neurology is to translate advances in basic scientific research into meaningful therapies for diseases of the nervous system, while at the same time providing a rich environment of learning opportunities for practicing health care professionals and the medical practitioners of tomorrow. We are at the forefront of understanding the biochemical, pharmacological, physiological and molecular basis of neurological disorders, and translating this knowledge into effective treatments for neurological diseases like stroke, dementia, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and neuromuscular diseases through.
Renowned Expert to Lead Movement Disorders Clinic
William G. Ondo, MD

William G. Ondo, M.D., is joining the Houston Methodist Neurological Institute as the director of the Movement Disorders Clinic. Ondo has been in practice for nearly 20 years and specializes in diagnosis, treatment and research of Parkinson’s disease, essential tremors, and the use of botulinum toxins in treating movement disorders, and restless legs syndrome. Read More

Chair, Department of Neurology                             
Stanley H. Appel

Stanley H. Appel, MD is director of Houston Methodist Neurological Institute, chair of the Department of Neurology and the Peggy and Gary Edwards Distinguished Chair in ALS at Houston Methodist Hospital. He also is professor of neurology at Weill Cornell Medical College.
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Houston Methodist Neurological Institute is ranked #16 in U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 rankings for national hospitals in neurology and neurosurgery, we have reached this level of excellence by combining practiced skills with continuous learning and the cutting-edge research from the Houston Methodist Research Institute.