Meilani Mapa, M.D.

Meilani Mapa, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Attending Physician, Brain Injury Program

TIRR Memorial Hermann
Texas Medical Center

Adjunct Associate Professor of PM&R

Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Medical Center

About Dr. Mapa

Meilani Mapa, M.D., joins the TIRR medical staff after serving as an clinical assistant professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Ohio State University in Columbus. She was awarded her medical degree at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine in Rootstown, Ohio, in 2003, and completed her residency at the UT/Baylor Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance in Houston in 2007, followed by a fellowship in brain injury medicine at the same institution. An clinical assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the UT Medical School, she is Medical Director of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and also sees outpatients in the Spasticity, Brain Injury and Stroke Clinic at TIRR.

Clinical Interests:

  • Dr. Mapa's clinical interests include rehabilitation of stroke and mild to severe brain injury as well as management of spasticity caused by stroke and brain injury, and also general rehabilitation of neurotrauma, spinal cord injury, burn and musculoskeletal injuries.

Research Interests:

  • Dr. Mapa's research interests include stroke and brain injury outcomes and medical management in severe brain injury.

Teaching Activities

  • Dr. Mapa serves as a mentor for medical students and PM&R residents in the UT/Baylor Alliance.

Clinic Information

  • TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Clinic
    1333 Moursund, 1st Floor
    Houston, TX 77030
  • Clinic Appt line: 713-797-5929
  • Fax: 713-797-5213
  • Refill line: 713-797-5999




Contact Information:

Meilani Mapa, M.D.
6431 Fannin, MSB G.550
Houston, TX 77030

Office: 713-500-5874
Fax: 713-500-0590