Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Department of Neurology

David Chiu, M.D.

David Chiu, M.D.

Medical Director, Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center
Methodist Neurological Institute

Professor of Neurology
Weill Cornell Medical College

6560 Fannin Street, Suite 802
Houston, Texas 77030

Phone: 713-441-5066


Dr. David Chiu is Medical Director of the Houston Methodist Hospital Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center in Houston and Neurologist at the Methodist Neurological Institute.

His active clinical practice benefits from his extensive translational research in extending the time and quality of life for stroke patients, acute stroke treatment, stroke prevention in those who have experienced Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) and stroke.

He serves on the board of directors for the American Heart Association and is an active member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Heart Association Stroke Council, Texas Medical Association and Harris County Medical Association. He is also a reviewer for Stroke and Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. Dr. Chiu is Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University He received his M.D. from Yale University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in neurology at the University of California at San Francisco and his fellowship in cerebrovascular disease at University of Texas at Houston School of Medicine.

Clinical Expertise:

  • Aneurysms
  • Angioplasty
  • Arteriovenous malformation
  • Atrial septum defect
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • CVA/Stroke
  • Neuro-Vascular surgery
  • Stents
  • Stroke rehabilitation

Research Interests:

  • Thrombolysis and neuroprotection in stroke
  • Clinical trials in stroke treatment and prevention
  • Outcomes and epidemiology of stroke
  • Cardiovascular and ECG sequelae of stroke
  • Radiographic findings in stroke
  • Risk factor treatment
  • Stroke prevention

Education & Training:

M.D. Yale University School of Medicine
Neurology Residency, University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine
Fellowship in Cerebrovascular Disease, the University of Texas Houston Medical School

Board Certifications:

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Neurology Recertification, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Vascular Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Selected Publications: