The Department of Neurosurgery is committed to treating neurological disorders through highly skilled, compassionate care provided by a team of experienced neurosurgeons with a record of outstanding outcomes in the surgical treatment of cranial, spinal and peripheral nerve disorders.
We make the most advanced surgical equipment and techniques accessible to our patients within our operating rooms, neuroradiology therapies and intensive care units. Available clinical trials of new therapies and continuing research into the causes of neurological illness — particularly in the areas of brain tumors, stroke, epilepsy, movement disorders, and trauma to the brain and spinal cord — assure our patients of the best in treatment.
The Department of Neurosurgery places a strong emphasis on achieving academic excellence. Its seven-year residency program trains the next generation of neurosurgeons to provide the highest standard of care while integrating top-level research and innovative technology into every layer of education.Read More
Dr. Gavin W. Britz, former director of the Cerebrovascular Center at Duke University Medical Center, was named chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at The Methodist Hospital in Houston.Read More