Residencies & Fellowships 

The best and brightest future neurologists and neurosurgeons receive exceptional training and preparation at the Houston Methodist Neurological Institute.

As a designated Center of Excellence within Houston Methodist, many of the Institute’s physicians serve as faculty members of Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital in providing fully accredited neurology and neurosurgery residency programs. Physicians-in-training from across the country and world participate in both programs.


The Adult Neurology Residency Training Program of the Houston Methodist Neurological Institute is founded upon excellence in training, education and pioneer advances in science and medicine. The four year program, beginning in the PGY1 year, provides comprehensive training in clinical neurology and mentored training in the clinical and basic sciences as a foundation for the practicing neurologist and physician-scientist.


The neurosurgery residency is a seven-year program with extensive exposure to surgical techniques, neurology, neuropathology and neuroradiology. It prepares residents for clinical practice and academic careers.


A Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship provides clinical training with specialization in clinical neuromuscular medicine, including electro-diagnostic medicine, neuro-pathology, clinical and translational experience and rehabilitation. Each of the fellowships is one year long.


Houston Methodist offers an ACGME-accredited neuropathology fellowship for physicians who have completed pathology, neurology, or neurosurgery specialty training and are interested in pursuing a career in neuropathology, neurology, or neurosurgery and related research.


A Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship program encompasses all aspects of clinical neurophysiology, including electromyography (EMG), electroencephalography (EEG), nerve conduction, sleep, evoked potentials, intra-operative monitoring and other clinical testing. 


Vascular Neurology Fellowship

The Houston Methodist Neurological Institute, Stanley H. Appel Department of Neurology is proud to offer a fellowship in Vascular Neurology with a focus on training the next generation of research specialists to lead the field in stroke prevention, treatment, and recovery.


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