The Neurological Institute, consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals for neurological and neurosurgical care, is one of Houston Methodist’s six centers of excellence – emphasizing medical care, research and academics. Our world-renowned physicians collaborate across specialties and departments to provide the best possible care. The institute is recognized as a research leader, with teams involved in developing new treatments, drugs and clinical trials for disorders, including stroke, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, ALS and brain tumors. We also are committed to advancing the future of health care by teaching prospective doctors.

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Houston Methodist is a pioneer in the neurosciences, providing exceptional patient care, groundbreaking research and renowned academic programs. Through integration of neurological specialties, Houston Methodist treats the most complex neurological disorders while providing personalized care from diagnosis to rehabilitation.


Dr. Gavin Britz used a minimally invasive technique to remove a vascular lesion from deep within a 44-year-old patient's brain. Houston Methodist Hospital neurosurgeons are first in the region to remove a lesion from deep within the brain through a tube inserted into a hole smaller than a dime.
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Houston Methodist Receives Gift to Name Neurology Department  

Houston Methodist Hospital’s Department of Neurology is being named in honor of its longtime chairman, Stanley H. Appel, MD
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Tetsuo Ashizawa, MD, joined the Houston Methodist Neurological Instituteon January 11, 2016, as the director of neuroscience research. 
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US NEWS: Neurological Institute Ranked NO. 16 in the Country
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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. 

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