UTHealth Neuroscience Specialty Centers
At UTHealth Neurosciences in Houston, our specialty centers bring together physicians from different neuroscience disciplines with one goal – helping with your specific condition.
Learn more about our specialty centers by clicking below:
The Brain Tumor Center includes specialists from multiple disciplines: neurology, neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, radiation oncology, interventional pain management, physical therapy, and genetic counseling. This team-based, multidisciplinary approach allows our patients to benefit from a broad range of expertise, the newest therapies, access to groundbreaking clinical trials, and high quality services and outcomes across the continuum of care.
The Face Pain and Headache Clinic at UTHealth Neurosciences brings together a multidisciplinary team of board-certified, fellowship-trained neurosurgeons, neurologists, researchers, and pain management specialists who work together to provide relief to even the most complex problems.
The UTHealth Stroke Center, led by the Department of Neurology at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, has long been a leader in the treatment of stroke and other cerebrovascular diseases. UTHealth physicians helped Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center become the first in Texas to earn The Joint Commission’s Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC) certification in 2013, the highest quality standard for stroke care in the United States at the time.
Using pioneering techniques and clinical expertise to diagnose, evaluate, manage and treat adult and geriatric patients, UTHealth MOVE has established a track record of providing outstanding care and management for patients. UTHealth MOVE provides patients with specialty clinics and faculty
Over the past five years, the Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program (TCEP), a Level 4 National Association of Epilepsy Centers-certified center, has seen accelerated growth in volumes of medically and surgically treated patients. UTHealth providers now include six fulltime adult and three fulltime pediatric epileptologists and an adult and pediatric epilepsy
Neurocognitive Disorders Center
Physicians at the UTHealth Neurocognitive Disorders Center evaluate and treat patients with concerns about memory, language, judgment, mood, behavior and related issues. Because symptoms may have a range of causes – normal aging, early dementia, mini-strokes, infections, vitamin deficiencies, depression, hormonal deficiencies and sleep disorders, among others – they evaluate symptoms fully to ensure correct treatment.
Physicians at UTHealth Neurosciences subspecialize in complex neuromuscular disorders that are difficult to diagnose and treat, including neurodegenerative disorders, inflammatory nerve and muscle disorders, autoimmune neuromuscular junction disorders, traumatic nerve injuries and toxic metabolic disorders of the peripheral nerves and muscles.
Our UTHealth Neurosciences specialists offer a comprehensive program to help treat a full spectrum of sleep disorders in both adults and children. We also have extensive experience treating sleep disorders in patients with neurological conditions. Our medical team will take the time to listen to your concerns and evaluate personalized treatment options.
UTHealth Neurosciences pediatric neurologists and pediatric neurosurgeons provide a broad array of diagnostic services and treatments for children with complex neurological problems, including epilepsy, brain tumors,
brachial plexus disorders, cerebral palsy and spasticity, hydrocephalus, craniofacial disorders, developmental disorders, learning disabilities, movement disorders, neurometabolic disorders, neuromuscular disorders, pediatric stroke, nerve disorders, and sleep disorders.
At the UTHealth Neurosciences Spine Center, fellowship-trained neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuro-oncologists, interventional pain management specialists, and radiation oncologists work together to determine the care each patient needs, discussing treatment options as a group. This approach can save our patients time, and it allows our specialists to share each other’s insights, leading to better treatment decision-making and outcomes.
At UTHealth Neurosciences, we offer patients access to specialized neurological care at clinics across the greater Houston area. To ask us a question, schedule an appointment, or learn more about us, please call (713) 486-8000, or click below to send us a message. In the event of an emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Room.