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Neurologists and Neurosurgeons

UTHealth Neurosciences brings together a multi-disciplinary team of world-class clinicians, researchers and educators. Part of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, UTHealth Neurosciences is the largest neuroscience provider in South Texas and one of only a few institutions in the country to provide all aspects of neuroscience care, bringing together neurologists, neurosurgeons (brain surgeons and spine surgeons), neuro-oncologists, neurocritical care specialists, radiation oncologist, sleep specialists and pain management specialists.

Neurologists

Louise D McCullough, MD   Professor, Chair and Huffington Distinguished Chair in Neurology
Yazan Jaafar Alderazi, MD Assistant Professor
Parveen Athar, MD Associate Professor
Andrew D Barreto, MD Associate Professor
Suur Biliciler, MD Associate Professor
Hammad A Bokhari, MD Assistant Professor
Ritvij Bowry, MD Assistant Professor
Allison Boyle, MD
Assistant Professor
Kristin Brown, MD Assistant Professor
Robert Brown, MD Assistant Professor
Mark Burish, MD Assistant Professor
Christina L Burrows, PhD Assistant Professor
Director, Brain and Behavioral Health Clinic
Shivika Chandra, MD Assistant Professor
Tiffany Chang, MD Associate Professor
Huimahn Alex Choi, MD Associate Professor
Tiffany D Cossey, MD Assistant Professor
Srikanth Damodaram, MDClinical Assistant Professor
Mimi Minh-Ngoc Dang, MDClinical Assistant Professor
James A Ferrendelli, MDProfessor
Nicole R Gonzales, MDProfessor
Shaila Gowda, MDAssistant Professor
Rajesh Kumar Gupta, MDAssistant Professor
Aaron Gusdon, MDAssistant Professor
Hamid Hamdi, MDClinical Assistant Professor
Omotola A Hope, MDAssociate Professor
Sarah Hoque, MDAssistant Professor
Sigmund Hsu, MDAssistant Professor
David Hunter, MDAssistant Professor
Haris Kamal, MDAssistant Professor
Swathi Kondapalli, MDAssistant Professor
Abhay Kumar, MDAssociate Professor
Amanda Lutz Jagolino, MD
Assistant Professor
Christina Y Kim, MDAssistant Professor
Stella Kim, PsyD Assistant Professor
Nuria Lacuey Lecumberri, MD, PhD Assistant Professor
Samden Lhatoo, MD Professor and Executive Vice Chair, Neurology
Director, Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
Co-Director, Texas Institute for Restorative Neurotechnologies
John A Lincoln, MD, PhD Associate Professor
Director, MRI Analysis Center
J William Lindsey, MD Professor
Interim Director, Division of Multiple Sclerosis and NeuroImmunology
Bharti Manwani, MD, PhD Assistant Professor
Raymond A Martin, MD Professor
Raja Mehanna, MD Associate Professor
Kimberly Monday, MD Associate Professor
Vice Chair of Clinical Operations
Justin Morgan, MD Clinical Assistant Professor
Thy Nguyen, MD Associate Professor
Elizabeth Noser, MD Associate Professor
Eddie Patton Jr, MD Clinical Assistant Professor
Maria Agustina Rossetti, PhD Assistant Professor
Mohammad Reza Sadeghi, MD Clinical Assistant Professor
Rohini D Samudralwar, MD Assistant Professor
Amrou Sarraj, MD Associate Professor
Sean I Savitz, MD Professor
Director, Vascular Neurology
Mya C Schiess, MD Professor
Director, Movement Disorders and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Paul E Schulz, MD Professor
Director, Neurocognitive Disorders Center
Anjail Z Sharrief, MD, MPH Associate Professor
Director of Stroke Prevention
UTHealth Institute of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease
Kazim A Sheikh, MD Professor
Director, Neuromuscular Program
Sunil A Sheth, MD Assistant Professor
Jeremy Slater, MD Professor
Shaun O. Smart, MD Assistant Professor
Director, Neurohospitalist Fellowship Program
Chief, General Neurology Service, Memorial Hermann-TMC
Gary R Spiegel, MD Associate Professor
Director, Endovascular and Interventional Neurology
Erin Furr Stimming, MD Associate Professor
Director, Neurology Clerkship Program
Ai Sumida, MD
Assistant Professor
Sudha S Tallavajhula, MD Associate Professor
Melissa Thomas, MD Assistant Professor
Stephen A Thompson, MD Assistant Professor
Holly K. Varner, MD Assistant Professor
Aparajitha Verma, MD Clinical Assistant Professor
Bethany Rachelle Williams, PhD Associate Professor
Director, Neuropsychology Program
Jerry S Wolinsky, MD Professor
Tzu Ching Wu, MD Associate Professor
Director, Telemedicine Program
Alicia M Zha, MD Assistant Professor
Jay-Jiguang Zhu, MD Professor

Neurosurgeons

Dong Kim, MD   Professor, Chair, and Nancy, Clive and Pierce Runnells Distinguished Chair in Neuroscience
Spiros Blackburn, MD   Associate Professor
Peng Roc Chen, MD   Associate Professor
Joseph Cochran, MD   Assistant Professor
Mark Dannenbaum, MD   Assistant Professor
Arthur L. Day, MD   Professor and Co-Chair
Yoshua Esquenazi, MD   Assistant Professor
Albert Fenoy, MD   Associate Professor
Stephen Fletcher, MD   Associate Professor
Joseph Hsieh, MD   Assistant Professor
Wesley Jones, MD   Assistant Professor
Daniel Kim, MD   Professor
Cyrus King III, MD   Clinical Assistant Professor
Ryan Kitagawa, MD   Associate Professor
John Quinn, MD   Assistant Professor
David Sandberg, MD   Professor
Karl Schmitt, MD   Assistant Professor
Manish N. Shah, MD   Assistant Professor
Jessica Stark, MD   Assistant Professor
Nitin Tandon, MD   Professor and Vice Chair

Pain Management Specialists

Joseph Amos, MD   Clinical Assistant Professor
Ashley Amsbaugh, MD   Clinical Assistant Professor
Mark Burish, MD   Assistant Professor
Nadya Dhanani, MD   Assistant Professor
Hiral Patel, MD   Clinical Assistant Professor

Neuro-Oncologists

Sigmund Hsu, MD   Assistant Professor
Jay-Jiguang Zhu, MD   Professor

Radiation Oncologists

Mark Amsbaugh, MD   Clinical Assistant Professor
Angel Blanco, MD   Clinical Associate Professor
Shariq Khwaja, MD   Clinical Assistant Professor

Neurocritical Care Specialists

Ritvij Bowry, MD   Assistant Professor
Robert Brown, MD   Assistant Professor
Tiffany Chang, MD   Associate Professor
Huimahn Alex Choi, MD   Associate Professor
Aaron Gusdon, MDAssistant Professor
Swathi Kondapalli, MDAssistant Professor
Abhay Kumar, MD   Associate Professor

Pediatric Neurosurgeons

Stephen Fletcher, MD   Associate Professor
David Sandberg, MD   Professor
Manish N. Shah, MD   Associate Professor

Contact Us

At UTHealth Neurosciences, we offer patients access to specialized neurological care at clinics across the greater Houston area. To ask us a question, schedule an appointment, or learn more about us, please call (713) 486-8000, or click below to send us a message. In the event of an emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Room.