Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine



Stanley H. Appel, M.D.Stanley H. Appel, MD

Chairman, Department of Neurology
Edwards Distinguished Endowed Chair for the Treatment and Research of ALS

Dr. Appel directs the Methodist Neurological Institute and chairs the Department of Neurology. A professor of Neurology at Weill Cornell Medical College, he received his medical degree from the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. He also directs the MDA/ALS Research and Clinical Center at Houston Methodist . His research is focused on degenerative neurologic diseases with emphasis on ALS. Read More


Gavin W. Britz MBBCh, MPH, FAANSGavin W. Britz, MBBCh, MPH, FAANS

Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery

Dr. Britz is one of the most experienced cerebrovascular surgeons in the nation and leads a team of surgeons performing some 5000 procedures annually. He directs neurosurgical research on tools and treatments for brain aneurysms and skull base tumors. He received his medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa and completed his internship at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He completed neurosurgery residencies and fellowships in cerebrovascular surgery and interventional neuroradiology at the University of Washington. Read More