International Leader in Neurotrauma

Our neurotrauma program is internationally recognized for treating the highest-acuity patients with brain and spinal cord injuries and providing around the clock availability of both specialists and advanced treatments. In addition, the Mischer Neuroscience Institute is the international leader in testing innovative treatments following neurotrauma, including several multicenter trials.

Patients with acute neurological injuries benefit from Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center’s Level I trauma center – one of only two in the area and the busiest in the nation – and from Memorial Hermann Life Flight® air ambulance service, the first air ambulance program in Texas and the second in the nation.

Neuro Intensive Care Unit

Mischer Neuroscience Institute houses the largest and busiest Neuro Intensive Care Unit of its kind in the region. With the most experienced neurointensivists and advanced practice providers, our critical care team provides unparalleled care for the sickest, most vulnerable patients in our region.

Specialist Team

  • Kiwon Lee, MD – Program Director
  • H. Alex Choi, MD
  • Tiffany Chang, MD
  • Nancy Edwards, MD

For more information, please visit the Mischer Neuroscience Institute.