Neurology & Neurosurgery

The prevalence of neurological disorders, including stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, brain tumors and spinal disorders, has risen steadily over the years. Today, one in five Americans is affected and the upward trend will continue as the elderly population grows dramatically over the next three decades.

Houston Methodist is a leader in the field of neurosciences, delivering comprehensive patient care, innovative research and renowned academic programs. Through the integration of neurological specialties, Houston Methodist treats the most complex neurological disorders while providing personalized care, from diagnosis to treatment to rehabilitation.

We offer unparalleled comprehensive care for patients with neurological disorders while advancing the discovery of the origins, mechanisms and treatment of neurological diseases, disorders and injuries of the brain and spinal cord. In order to provide the best treatment for our patients, our system integrates both the clinical practice and research activities of the departments of neurology, neurosurgery, neuroradiology, neurophysiology, physical medicine and rehabilitation at Houston Methodist.

Our physicians are among the finest specialists in the nation in neurological care, offering both general and subspecialty expertise. We continue to pioneer the future of neurological care, developing new treatments and clinical trials for stroke, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, ALS, concussions,  brain tumors, epilepsy and spinal disorders. Through our fully accredited residency programs, our physicians are training the best and brightest future neurologists and neurosurgeons in such areas as neurosciences and spine and spinal cord treatment.
Minimally-invasive Technique
Houston Methodist Neurologist looking at computer image

Dr. Gavin Britz used a minimally invasive technique to remove a vascular lesion from deep within the 44-year-old patient’s brain. Watch the video

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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.

Advancements in Alzheimer's Care

Learn how the Nantz Center is leading the way in advancing care for patients with Alzheimer's disease and other memory disorders. Read more.

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