Department of Neurosurgery

Department of Neurology

At the Houston Methodist Department of Neurosurgery, our team of experienced neurosurgeons uses the most advanced surgical equipment and techniques available to achieve outstanding outcomes in the treatment of cranial, spinal and peripheral nerve disorders. Our clinical programs provide health care professionals the opportunity to observe even rare neurological conditions and the integrative approaches we use to treat the whole patient.

We provide a comprehensive seven-year residency program coupled with further educational opportunities such as our radiosurgery conferences, neurosurgery didactic teaching conferences, and neurosurgery grand rounds.

department Chair  

Gavin W. Britz, MD is Professor of Neurosurgery and Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery. He is one of the most experienced cerebrovascular surgeons in the nation and leads a team of surgeons performing some 5000 procedures annually.
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Center for Neuroregeneration

The Center for Neuroregeneration at Houston Methodist is developing emerging approaches to modify and harness the fate of neural stem cells to increase cellular repair after spinal cord and brain injury. Read More


March 15-17, 2017
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Nationally Recognized

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Houston Methodist Hospital No. 17 among 1,349 hospitals in neurology and neurosurgery.

Department of Neurosurgery
6560 Fannin St.
Scurlock Tower, 9th Floor
Houston, TX 77030