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Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Department of Neurology

Faculty Members

The outstanding physician-scientists on the faculty of the Houston Methodist Department of Neurology uphold the highest standards of academic excellence through treatment, teaching and research.

Stanley H. Appel, M.D. Chair, Department of Neurology
Mohammad Al Baeer, M.D. Neurologist, Katy - West Houston
David R. Beers, Ph.D. Director, Neurology Transgenic Mouse Facility
David Chiu, M.D. Medical Director, Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center
Howard S. Derman, M.D. Director, Houston Methodist Concussion Center and Headache Clinic
Stanley P. Fisher, M.D. Co-Director of Movement Disorders & Neuro-rehabilitation Center
Santosh A. Helekar, M.D., Ph.D. Director, Songbird Neurophysiology Laboratory
Eugene C. Lai, M.D., Ph.D. Robert W. Hervey Distinguished Endowed Chair for Parkinson Research and Treatment
Joseph C. Masdeu, M.D., Ph.D. Director, Nantz National Alzheimer Center and Neuroimaging
Belen Pascual, Ph.D. Research Scientist, Nantz National Alzheimer Center
Milvia Y. Pleitez, M.D. Director, Muscle and Nerve Histopathology Laboratory
Kenneth Podell, Ph.D. Co-Director, Houston Methodist Concussion Center
Gustavo C. Román, M.D. Jack S. Blanton Distinguished Endowed Chair
David B. Rosenfield, M.D. Director, EMG and Motor Control Laboratory
Pankja Satija, M.D. Director, Pain Management Center
Ericka P. Simpson, M.D. Director, Neurology Residency Program and Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Program
Bryan M. Spann, D.O., Ph.D. Clinical Director, Nantz National Alzheimer Center
Abraham P. Thomas, M.D. Vascular Neurologist, Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center
Ron Tintner, M.D. Co-director, Movement Disorders and Neuro-rehabilitation Center
Amit Verma, M.D. Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Program and Fellowship Program
Aparajitha Verma, M.D. Director, Houston Methodist Comprehensive Sleep Disorders Program
John Volpi, M.D. Co-Director, Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center
Olga Waln, M.D. Neurologist, Movement Disorders and Neuro-rehabilitation Center
Weihua Zhao, Ph.D. Neuroscientist, Neurology Transgenic Mouse Facility