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Nuria Lacuey Lecumberri, MD, PhD

Dr. Nuria Lacuey Lecumberri

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
McGovern Medical School, UTHealth

Dr. Lacuey Lecumberri 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. Nuria Lacuey Lecumberri is fellowship trained in epilepsy and neurophysiology and sees adult patients for a variety of neurological disorders and conditions.

Dr. Lacuey Lecumberri received her medical degree from the Universidad de Navarra in Pamplona, Spain. She completed residency training in neurology at Vall d’Hebron University Hospital in Barcelona and subsequently trained in epilepsy and neurophysiology with a two-year fellowship at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, joining the faculty there in 2016.

She received her doctorate cum laude from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 2018 with a dissertation on sudden unexpected death in epilepsy. She joined the Department of Neurology at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in 2019. An assistant professor of neurology at McGovern Medical School, Dr. Lacuey Lecumberri treats adult patients at UTHealth Neurosciences-Neurology.

Her research is focused on analysis of breathing during epileptic seizures and the localization of brain areas involved in breathing regulation. Her research has been published in peer-reviewed journals, and she serves as a reviewer for epilepsy journals. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Collaboration with Referring Physicians

Physicians affiliated with 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
Universidad de Navarra, 2007

Graduate School
Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, 2015

Case Western Reserve University, 2016

University Hospitals of Cleveland, 2015

Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, 2012

Clinical Interests

Epilepsy, Surgical Treatment of Epilepsy, Stereoelectroencephalography (SEEG), Clinical Neurophysiology, Intraoperative Monitoring, Critical Care EEG

Languages Spoken:
English, Spanish