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Neurosurgery Leadership

UTHealth Houston Neurosciences and McGovern Medical School

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth brings together a team of world-class clinicians, researchers and educators through UTHealth Houston Neurosciences – the largest neuroscience provider in South Texas and one of only a few institutions in the country to provide all aspects of neuroscience care, from neurology to neurosurgery to neurorehabilitation.

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Our mission is to be the best locally, nationally, and internationally. To achieve this goal, we will focus on providing:

  • The highest quality care and achieving the best outcomes
  • The best service and achieving the highest patient and referring doctor satisfaction
  • The innovation and testing of new ideas
  • The advancement of medicine and setting new standards of care
  • Teaching the next generation to be the best

Nitin Tandon, M.D. Professor and Chair ad interim, Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery, Director, Mischer Neuroscience Institute, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

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