William G. Ondo, MD

Neurology, Movement Disorders Neurology

Director, Movement Disorder Clinic

Houston Methodist Stanley H. Appel Department of Neurology

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William G. Ondo, MD

Director, Movement Disorder Clinic

Houston Methodist Stanley H. Appel Department of Neurology

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About Me

Dr. William Ondo is the director of the Movement Disorders Clinic. He has been in practice for nearly 25 years and specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and research of Parkinson's disease, essential tremors, the use of botulinum toxins in treating movement disorders, restless legs syndrome, and other movement disorders. He is board certified in adult neurology and sleep medicine. He has authored more than 270 original articles and book chapters as well as edited two books on movement disorders. Dr. Ondo currently serves as the president of the Tremor Research Group.

Clinical Interests

Atypical parkinsonism
Blepharospasm
Chorea, including Huntington’s disease
Drug-induced movement disorders, including tardive dyskinesia
Dystonia, including administration of botulinum toxin
Essential tremor
Gait abnormality
Hemi-facial spasm
Myoclonus
Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH)
Parkinson’s disease
REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD)
Restless legs syndrome (RLS)
Spasmodic torticollis
Tic disorders
Tourettes

Accepted Insurance Plans

90 Degree/Entrust
Aetna Affordable Health Choices
Aetna Choice POS / Open Choice
Aetna Common Spirit Health KelseyCare
Aetna Common Spirit Minimum Value Plan
Aetna CommonSpirit Health KelseyCare
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna Health Network
Aetna International
Aetna Managed Choice / Elect Choice
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
Aetna Meritain Health
Aetna Open Access
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Aetna QPOS
Aetna Select
Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna Signature Administrators Allied Benefits
Aetna Signature Administrators CoreSource
Aetna Signature Administrators TX Annual Conf of UMC
Aetna Student Health
Aetna Transplant
Aetna Workers' Comp
All Saver/United Healthcare
Amerigroup STAR+PLUS Medicare-Medicaid Plan
Amerivantage Medicare Advantage
Amerivantage Medicare Advantage HMO-D-SNP
Beech Street PPO
Best Doctors International
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield FEP Federal Employee Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Edge
Blue Essentials
Blue Essentials Access
Care Improvement Plus Medicare Advantage
CareWorks Workers' Comp
Cigna APWU
Cigna Allegiance Houston Methodist Employee Medical Plan
Cigna Allegiance OAP
Cigna Allegiance PPO
Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna EPO
Cigna Global Health Benefits (International)
Cigna Great West
Cigna HMO
Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO
Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage PPO
Cigna Indemnity
Cigna LocalPlus
Cigna NALC
Cigna Network
Cigna Network Open Access
Cigna Open Access
Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP)
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Cigna Qualcare
Cigna Shared Administration OAP
Cigna Shared Administration PPO
Cigna SureFit
Community Health Choice Marketplace
Community Health Choice Marketplace Advantage HMO DSNP
Coventry PPO
DEVOTED HEALTH CORE GREATER HOUSTON HMO
DEVOTED HEALTH PRIME GREATER HOUSTON HMO
Erickson Advantage
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
GeoBlue
HAA Preferred Partners (International)
HMO Blue
HealthSmart Accel PPO
HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart Payors Organization
Humana HMO / EPO
Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus/Choice
Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
Humana Military TRICARE-East Region
Humana Natl POS Open Access
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Humana PPO & Preferred PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
Imagine Health
Imagine Health GPA
Imagine Health Trustmark
Imagine Health/SISCO
Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)
Kelsey Seybold Affiliate Network
Medica-UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
Medicare
Medicare Railroad
Molina Dual Options StarPlus MMP
Molina Marketplace Exchange
Molina Medicare Complete Care HMO SNP
MultiPlan PPO
National Preferred Provider Network PPO (NPPN)
Olympus Managed Care (International)
Oscar Easy Care Medicare Advantage
PHCS Healthy Directions
PHCS PPO
ProCare Medicare Advantage
Provider Select PPO
Student Assurance Services Student Accident Plan
TRS-ActiveCare 2 Group 385002
TRS-ActiveCare Fully Insured Plan-South Texas Region Group 295430
TRS-ActiveCare Fully Insured Plan-West Texas Region Group 295781
TRS-ActiveCare HD Group 385000
TRS-ActiveCare Primary Group 385003
TRS-ActiveCare Primary Plus Group 385001
TRS-Care Medicare Advantage
TRS-Care Standard ALT A I Group 485002
TRS-Care Standard ALT A II Group 485003
TRS-Care Standard ALT B I Group 485005
TRS-Care Standard ALT B II Group 485006
TRS-Care Standard CMED Group 485001
TRS-Care Standard Group 485000
TexanPlus/Wellcare Medicare Advantage
Texas Kids First /Fidelity Security Student Accident Plan
Texas Monarch/Web TPA Student Accident Plan
Three Rivers Provider Network
UHC Dual Complete MCR
UHC Medicare Chronic Complete
UHC Medicare Complete
UHC Medicare Solutions
UMR
US Family Health Plan
USA Managed Care PPO
United Health Integrated Services
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
United Healthcare Nexus ACO
United Healthcare Plan of the River Valley
UnitedHealthOne
UnitedHealthcare Choice
UnitedHealthcare ChoicePlus
UnitedHealthcare Core
UnitedHealthcare Core Plus
UnitedHealthcare EPO
UnitedHealthcare Golden Rule
UnitedHealthcare HMO
UnitedHealthcare Navigate
UnitedHealthcare Navigate Plus
UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
UnitedHealthcare Oxford
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO
UnitedHealthcare Select / ERS
UnitedHealthcare Student Resources
UnitedHealthcare West
WellMed AARP Medicare Advantage Plan
WellMed AARP Medicare Complete
WellMed United Healthcare Dual Complete
Workers Comp-Beech Street
Workers' Comp: Coventry / First Health

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.

Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Sleep Medicine
MEDICAL SCHOOL
University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia | 1991
INTERNSHIP
University of North Carolina Hospital, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
FELLOWSHIP
Movement Disorders, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
RESIDENCY
Neurology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
CENTER MEMBERSHIP
  • Houston Methodist Neurological Institute

Languages

  • English
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.

Frequently Asked Questions

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    Dr. William G. Ondo's office is located in Scurlock Tower, 6560 Fannin St., Ste 1002, Houston , TX 77030
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    Dr. William G. Ondo and/or office staff speak English