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Erin Furr-Stimming, MD

Department of Neurology
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Dr. Furr-Stimming Sees Patients at:
UTHealth Houston Neurosciences Neurology – Texas Medical Center
6410 Fannin St., Suite 1014
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (832) 325-7080
Fax: (713) 512-2239

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Dr. Erin Furr-Stimming is a neurologist with clinical expertise is evaluating and treating patients with Huntington’s disease (HD), Parkinson’s disease, atypical parkinsonian syndromes, focal and generalized dystonia, essential tremor and spasticity.

From 2011-2017, Dr. Furr-Stimming she served as Chief of Neurology at Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) Hospital. In 2016, she was awarded 1 of 39 designated Level 2 Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) Centers of Excellence in the country and the only one in Texas. She has focused her clinical efforts on helping those with this devastating neurological disorder and raising awareness through education. She is currently an Associate Professor and is also Director of the Neurology Clerkship Program.


Medical School
Chicago Medical School, 2002

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2006

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2007

Clinical Interests

  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Neurodegenerative Disease
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
  • Cortical Basal Ganglia Degeneration
  • Multiple System Atrophy
  • Spasticity
  • Dystonia
  • Lewy Body Dementia

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Languages Spoken:

Patient Stories

Jon Huffman and Dr. Erin Furr Stimming+

Jon Huffman: Making a Difference in Huntington’s Disease Research

Over the past few years, Jon enrolled in multiple studies at the center. Jon’s information was entered into a dataset that is being used to analyze various outcomes in individuals living with or at risk for Huntington’s disease.… Click here to read more »