A nationally recognized leader in neurology and neurosurgery
Our renowned Neuroscience Institute at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center brings you the most advanced means of treating complex neurological disorders and recovering lost function. Consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report among the top neurology and neurosurgery programs in the nation, our Neuroscience Institute takes a comprehensive approach to the evaluation, treatment, and long-term management of persons impacted by diseases and disorders of the nervous system. We partner with our patients and families to ensure a personalized approach to care.
A referral resource for the region, the Neuroscience Institute is home to nationally and internationally renowned neurologists, neurosurgeons, and other specialists who work together to provide compassionate, patient-centered care. And through collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine and the translation of scientific discovery to patient care, our researchers in the Texas Medical Center are able to bring innovative treatments from lab to bedside faster than ever. As a result, our team is a recognized leader in advancing the standard of care and performing many firsts, including the first treatment of intracranial tumors in a clinical setting using CyberKnife®, a pain-free alternative to surgery, in Houston.
The NAEC-designated Level IV Baylor Comprehensive Epilepsy Center with an Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center is an integral part of neurophysiology services within the Neuroscience Institute and offers innovative and comprehensive care to patients with epilepsy.
We treat the following conditions and more.
Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in Houston
Since 2013, the Neuroscience Institute at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center has been home to our State of Texas-designated and DNV-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC). Additionally, the CSC consistently receives the Get with the Guidelines®–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and the Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
Equipped to treat even the most complex stroke cases, our team of experts is committed to delivering safe, high-quality stroke care based on evidence-based protocols and a multidisciplinary approach for the treatment, management, and rehabilitation of stroke patients. We offer a full continuum of care in one location, from our neuroendovascular suites and neuro intensive care unit to our neuro step-down unit and rehabilitation.