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Patient Education

UTHealth Neurosciences is committed to providing our patients with the highest quality of care and service. Our clinic is part of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), which brings together a team of world-class clinicians, researchers and educators whose insights and research findings are transforming the field of neuroscience. Patients come to us from around the world for treatment of rare and common diseases of the brain and spinal cord. Our team appreciates the opportunity to provide you with exceptional care.

What to Bring to Your Appointment

If it is your first time visiting our clinic, please fill out the online Patient Portal before you arrive. Bring the following items to your appointment, in addition to anything requested by your specific provider team:

  • Any relevant medical records
  • Your insurance card(s)
  • Your photo ID

Educational Resources

Our physicians are leaders in their fields, and are dedicated to providing patients with excellent care and outcomes. They are at the forefront of cutting-edge research and innovative techniques for the treatment of a wide range of neurological conditions. To view informative webinars hosted by our physicians, click here.

Patient Portal

If you’ve already scheduled your first appointment, you should have received an invitation to sign up for the UTHealth Neurosciences Patient Portal at the email address you provided during the time of registration. This secure site is where you will input your personal information and access your medical history, so our clinicians can provide you with the best care possible.

All patients must complete the required forms by logging in to the Athena Patient Portal before their first appointment. Patients who do not complete the forms prior to their appointment may be rescheduled to avoid delays in care.

If you did not receive an invitation to sign up for the UTHealth Neurosciences Patient Portal, please ensure you are using the email address that you provided upon registration. The invitation might filter to your junk mail, so please be sure to check your spam/junk folders if you do not receive it.

With the UTHealth Neurosciences Patient Portal, you can:

  • Communicate with your providers directly
  • Pay your bill
  • Access your medical record
  • View test results/lab results/radiology results

Our Team

Our group includes nurse practitioners, physician assistants, medical assistants, and many others who will help with your care. You will likely see multiple caregivers, and we know that you will enjoy working with everyone here.

At some clinics in our group, we may also have a resident or medical student present for patient visits. This is a part of our educational program at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, and is important to our mission of training the neuroscience specialists of the future. Please keep in mind that the involvement of trainees can enhance patient care, and it helps the teacher remain up to date.

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