About Us

Houston Methodist Neurological Institute offers unparalleled inpatient and outpatient care for neurological disorders. Its physicians are among the finest specialists in the nation in multiple aspects of neurological care, offering both general and subspecialty expertise in state-of-the-art facilities.

The institute is recognized as a research leader, with teams involved in developing new treatments, therapies, drugs and clinical trials for stroke, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), brain and spinal tumors, aneurysms, disc disease and other disorders. It operates fully accredited neurology and neurosurgery residency programs for Weill Cornell Medical College.
STANLEY H. APPEL, MD                         

CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGY


Director, Houston Methodist Neurological Institute 
Peggy and Gary Edwards Distinguished Endowed Chair in ALS Research 
Professor of Neurology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

GAVIN W. BRITZ, MD, MPH, MBA, FAANS

CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY

Co-Director, Houston Methodist Neurological Institute 
Professor of Neurological Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Co-Director, Cerebrovascular Center 
Co-Director, Skull Base Program  


Research & Clinical Trials

Research, including both bench science and clinical trials, is a crucial aspect of the work conducted at the Houston Methodist Neurological Institute. Our research facilities include an experimental surgery suite, molecular biology labs and extensive radiological resources. Learn more about our research and clinical trials.


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Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
6560 Fannin St.
Scurlock Tower, 8th Floor
Houston, TX 77030
713.441.3850