Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Department of Neurosurgery

Richard P. Klucznik, M.D.

Richard P. Klucznik, M.D.

Director of Interventional Neuroradiology
Houston Methodist Neurological Institute

Assistant Professor of Radiology
Weill Medical College of Cornell University

6565 Fannin M-204
Houston, Texas 77030

Phone: 713-441-1085
Fax: 713-793-1404


After completing a neuroradiology fellowship at Tufts-New England Medical Center, Dr. Klucznik served as the chief of neuroradiology CT/MRI at the Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center of the Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas where he received the Air Force Commendation Medal. He then completed an interventional neuroradiology fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and subsequently was appointed Assistant Professor of Radiology at BCM in 1996. Dr. Klucznik joined the staff at Houston Methodist Hospital that same year as an interventional neuroradiologist and was appointed Director of Interventional Neuroradiology at TMH in 2005. Since joining Houston Methodist, Dr. Klucznik has served on numerous committees including the Medical Staff Quality Management Committee, Neurology Care Management Performance Improvement Subcommittee and the Quality Assurance Committee for Endovascular, which he chaired in 2006.

Clinical Expertise

  • Interventional neuroradiology
  • CT
  • MRI
  • Itracranial stenting

Research Interests

Dr. Klucznik conducts clinical and translational studies to evaluate the safety and efficacy of endovascular treatments for various neurological disorders.

Education/Training

  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA (BS) - Zoology, Summa Cum Laude
  • Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA (MD) - Radiology, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA- Surgical Internship
  • David Grant Medical Center, Fairfield, CA, Diagnostic Radiology Resident
  • Tufts-New England Medical, Boston, MA, Fellowship, Neuroradiology
  • Baylor College of Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX - Fellowship, Interventional Neuroradiology

Recent Publications