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John W. Lindsey, MD

Dr. William Lindsey

Interim Director, Division of Multiple Sclerosis and NeuroImmunology
Department of Neurology
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Dr. Lindsey Sees Patients at:
UTHealth Neurosciences Neurology
6410 Fannin St., Suite 1014
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (832) 325-7080

Map to UTHealth Neurosciences Texas Medical Center

Dr. John Lindsey is a Physician and Professor in the Department of Neurology at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Dr. Lindsey specializes in the care of patients with immune or inflammatory diseases of the brain and spinal cord. Multiple sclerosis is the most common disease, but his area of interest also includes neuromyelitis optica, sarcoid, vasculitis, and related diseases.

Dr. Lindsey maintains a busy clinical practice, and also conducts clinical research on new treatments for multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica. He also has a laboratory research program, investigating the cause of multiple sclerosis and its relation to virus infections. Dr. Lindsey is currently a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Association of Immunologists.

Collaboration with Referring Physicians

Physicians at UTHealth Houston Neurosciences engage referring physicians in the care of their patients, keeping them informed about patient progress throughout the evaluation and treatment process. After a patient’s treatment, referring physicians receive a summary and a plan for follow-up. Our physicians encourage continued communication about each patient.


Medical School
Harvard Medical School, 1987

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, 1988

Stanford University Hospital, 1991

Stanford University Hospital, 1993

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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