The Department of Neurology has several clinic sites. The sites include:
UT Physicians Neurology is the clinic where physician faculty members of The University of Texas Medical School at Houstonís Department of Neurology provide patient care. Representing the best in their fields, UT neurologists bring special expertise to their patients in all aspects of neurology including stroke, cerebrovascular disease, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, dementia, Parkinsonís disease, movement and neuromuscular disorders and geriatric neurology.
Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center serves as the primary teaching hospital for students ofThe University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Established in 1925, it is the oldest general hospital in Houston and is a private institution supported by a charitable not-for-profit foundation. Both adult and pediatric inpatient and consultative services are provided by the Department of Neurology.
Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center is a full service hospital which operates a Life-Flight helicopter air ambulance service. Neurological cases include large numbers of patients with cerebrovascular disease, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, dementia, Parkinsonís disease, neuromuscular disorders, and various pediatric neurological problems including developmental, metabolic, and genetic disease and complications of premature delivery. There is a twenty bed neurological critical care unit dedicated to patients with life threatening neurological conditions requiring intensive monitoring. The full range of neuro-diagnostic facilities are available at Hermann Hospital including computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy, cerebral angiography, carotid and transcranial ultrasound, single photon emission computed tomography, positron emission tomography, EEG with video monitoring, evoked potentials, and EMG.
The Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is owned and operated by the Harris County Hospital District. Located in a medically under-served area of Northeast Houston, it was opened in the spring of 1989. The Department of Neurology provides both adult and pediatric neurology consultative services during the daytime staffed by two residents, two fellows, and three faculty members. Challenging acute conditions such as infections, vascular disease, metabolic disease, and obstetrical complications affecting the nervous system are frequently seen.
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center activities in inpatient care, research, and education are recognized worldwide. The center has over 400 faculty members, 500 inpatient beds, and evaluates more than 10,000 new patients each year. The department of Neuro-Oncology consists of eight full-time faculty members as well as Neuro-Oncology fellows and operates an adult and pediatric consultative service. Primary and secondary brain and spinal cord tumors, infectious and vascular complications of cancer, paraneoplastic syndromes, and consequences of cancer chemotherapy are frequently seen. In addition, the evaluation and management of pain is a separate service staffed by neurologists within the Department of Neuro-Oncology and is an important focus of the M.D. Anderson experience.