Gavin Britz, MD, MBBCH, MPH, MBA, FAANS

  • Houston Methodist neurosurgeon
  • Director of the Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
  • Chairman, Houston Methodist Hospital department of neurosurgery
  • Professor of neurological surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

Gavin Britz, MD, MBBCH, MPH, MBA, FAANS

Areas of Expertise

  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Brain and spine dural fistulas
  • Brain aneurysms
  • Brain arteriovenous malformations
  • Brain tumors
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Meningioma
  • Microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm
  • Moya moya disease
  • Neuro-vascular surgery
  • Skull base surgery

Credentials

MEDICAL SCHOOL
University of Witwatersrand, South Africa | 1987
RESIDENCY
University of Washington, Seattle, WA | 2002
INTERNSHIP
University of Witwatersrand, South Africa | 1988
FELLOWSHIP
Surgical Intern and General Surgery Fellow, John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD | 1993
Cerebrovascular Fellow, University of Washington, Seattle, WA | 2002
Interventional Neuroradiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA | 2003
BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Neurological Surgery

Publications

Initial experience in a pig model of robotic-assisted intracranial arteriovenous malformation embolization
Desai, VR, Lee, JJ, Tomas, J, Lumsden, AB & Britz, GW 2020, , Operative Neurosurgery, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 205-209. https://doi.org/10.1093/ons/opz373

Promises and Perils of Artificial Intelligence in Neurosurgery
Panesar, SS, Kliot, M, Parrish, R, Fernandez-Miranda, J, Cagle, Y & Britz, GW 2020, , Neurosurgery, vol. 87, no. 1, pp. 33-44. https://doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyz471



The History of Neurosurgery at Houston Methodist Hospital
Grossman, RG, Lee, J, Baskin, DS, Harper, R & Britz, GW 2020, , World neurosurgery, vol. 142, pp. 283-290. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2020.06.194

Intraspinal mesenchymal chondrosarcoma: An argument for aggressive local resection and adjuvant therapy based on review of the literature
Gopakumar, S, Steele, WJ, Muir, M, Bhogani, Z & Britz, GW 2020, Surgical Neurology International, vol. 11, no. 95, 95. https://doi.org/10.25259/SNI_130_2020




Telerobotic stroke intervention: A novel solution to the care dissemination dilemma
Panesar, SS, Volpi, JJ, Lumsden, AB, Desai, V, Kleiman, N, Sample, TL, Elkins, E & Britz, GW 2020, , Journal of Neurosurgery, vol. 132, no. 3, pp. 971-978. https://doi.org/10.3171/2019.8.JNS191739

Operative treatment of a superior cerebellar artery perforator dissecting aneurysm
Lee, JJ, Huang, M, Guerrero, J, Desai, VR, Jenson, A, Austerman, R, Diaz, OM & Britz, GW 2020, , Operative Neurosurgery, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. E203-E208. https://doi.org/10.1093/ons/opz407


Contemporary Management of Increased Intraoperative Intracranial Pressure: Evidence-Based Anesthetic and Surgical Review
Desai, VR, Sadrameli, SS, Hoppe, S, Lee, JJ, Jenson, A, Steele, WJ, Nguyen, H, McDonagh, DL & Britz, GW 2019, World neurosurgery, vol. 129, pp. 120-129. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2019.05.224

Endovascular Robotics: The Future of Cerebrovascular Surgery
Panesar, SS & Britz, GW 2019, World neurosurgery, vol. 129, pp. 327-329. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2019.06.126

Maxillary Artery to Intracranial Bypass
Zaki Ghali, MG, Srinivasan, VM & Britz, GW 2019, World neurosurgery, vol. 128, pp. 532-540. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2019.03.015

Intracranial Venous Hypertension in Craniosynostosis: Mechanistic Underpinnings and Therapeutic Implications
Ghali, GZ, Zaki Ghali, MG, Ghali, EZ, Srinivasan, VM, Wagner, KM, Rothermel, A, Taylor, J, Johnson, J, Kan, P, Lam, S & Britz, GW 2019, , World neurosurgery, vol. 127, pp. 549-558. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.07.260


Intraarterial Thrombolysis as Rescue Therapy for Large Vessel Occlusions: Analysis From the North American Solitaire Stent-Retriever Acute Stroke Registry
Zaidi, SF, Castonguay, AC, Jumaa, MA, Malisch, TW, Linfante, I, Marden, FA, Abraham, MG, Chebl, AB, Novakovic, R, Taqi, MA, Nogueira, RG, Martin, CO, Holloway, WE, Mueller-Kronast, N, English, JD, Dabus, G, Bozorgchami, H, Xavier, A, Rai, AT, Froehler, MT, Badruddin, A, Nguyen, TN, Yoo, AJ, Shaltoni, H, Janardhan, V, Chen, PR, Britz, GW, Kaushal, R, Nanda, A, Gupta, R & Zaidat, OO 2019, , Stroke, vol. 50, no. 4, pp. 1003-1006. https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.024442

Comments
Britz, GW 2019, Clinical neurosurgery, vol. 84, no. 1, pp. 82-83. https://doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyy002


Languages

  • English