Wesley H. Jones, MD
Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery
McGovern Medical School, UTHealth
Wesley H. Jones, MD, is a dual fellowship-trained neurosurgeon who specializes in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery, endovascular surgery, cerebrovascular surgery, surgical neuro-oncology and peripheral nerve surgery. His diverse and extensive training allows him to treat patients with an array of innovative and traditional procedures customized for their individual diagnosis and needs.
Dr. Jones, a native of the Greater Houston area, performed his undergraduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin. He received his medical degree from Texas Tech University School of Medicine in Lubbock, where he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and the Gold Humanism Honor Society. He completed neurosurgical residency at the Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.
Dr. Jones is fellowship trained in two subspecialties. He completed a cerebrovascular and endovascular fellowship at UTHealth. Subsequently, he completed a complex spine/peripheral nerve fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis in the Department of Neurosurgery and the Department of Orthopedics.
Dr. Jones’ clinical expertise in spine, peripheral nerve surgery and cerebrovascular propel his research interests. He is noted for his research in spinal cord injury, peripheral nerve transfers, neurological sports medicine, cerebral vasospasm, endovascular management of ischemic stroke. Dr. Jones is the principal investigator on a multi-center trial examining peripheral nerve transfers to improve hand function in patients with cervical spinal cord injury. He has authored several peer-reviewed publications, multiple book chapters and has presented his research nationally. Dr. Jones is committed to excellence in patient care and has a passion for educating future neurosurgeons. He takes pride in keeping patients, their families and referring providers updated throughout the treatment process.
Texas Tech University School of Medicine, 2011
Washington University School of Medicine, 2019
The University of Texas Medical School, 2018
Spinal cord injury, peripheral nerve transfers, neurological sports medicine, cerebral vasospasm, endovascular management of ischemic stroke