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Neurology and neurosurgery in Greater Houston and East Texas

Renowned neurological care

St. Luke’s Health neurologists offer comprehensive care for a broad range of neurological conditions and brain disorders, giving hope to people who experience strokes and patients with some of the most complex diseases. Using breakthrough research and a collaborative approach, we are able to help patients recover lost function due to a brain tumor, stroke, or ruptured brain aneurysm

Being the first in Houston to use CyberKnife® technology and the first in Montgomery County to use Gamma Knife® technology, our facilities offer the latest advancements in neurological medicine to treat patients effectively and with a shorter recovery time. 

Not only are we offering the latest treatment options, but our neurologists and neurosurgeons are also continuing to develop new, advanced therapies. Building a brain computer to restore vision to the blind and revolutionizing benign pituitary tumor removal are examples of our projects that are progressing the standards of health care—and we are focused on continuing to lead the way in neuroscience in Houston for years to come.

Our neuroscience institutes 

A nationally recognized leader in neurology

Our Neuroscience Institute at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center brings you the most advanced means of treating complex neurological disorders and recovering lost function. Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the country for neurology and neurosurgery for 2021-22, our Neuroscience Institute takes a comprehensive approach to the evaluation, treatment, and long-term management of persons with diseases and disorders of the nervous system. We partner with our patients and their families to develop a personalized approach to neurological health.

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 and the translation of scientific discovery to patient care, our researchers are able to bring innovative treatments from the lab to the 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.  

Certified Comprehensive Stroke Centers

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. 

Additionally, our Comprehensive Stroke Center at The Woodlands Hospital is proud to offer a full continuum of care, including comprehensive evaluation, treatment, surgery, and long-term management for stroke patients, to the North Houston community

The teams of experts at our CSCs can quickly intervene to stop the progression of stroke damage and prevent permanent impairment through minimally invasive techniques. Equipped to treat even the most complex stroke cases, we are committed to delivering safe, high-quality care using evidence-based protocols and a multidisciplinary approach for the treatment, management, and rehabilitation of stroke patients.

Patient Stories

Time Lost is Brain Lost: Janie Tsai’s Story

It was an average Sunday for Albert Yang and his wife Janie Tsai when something suddenly went terribly wrong. “I had gotten up to make breakfast and the kids ran into the kitchen to tell me that mommy fell,” said Yang. “I noticed that her body was ki...

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How a Comprehensive Stroke Center Gave Tiffany Kennedy Her Second Wind

Tiffany was just 42, athletic, and in seemingly perfect health when she experienced an ischemic stroke. She had recently had surgery to remove a bunion on her left foot and was on crutches when she fell to the floor while at home. Her husband thought...

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Featured Updates

What Artificial Intelligence Can Do for Stroke Patients

JUN 07, 2021

Baylor St. Luke’s has invested in Viz.ai’s technology to improve their stroke care, allowing for quicker triage, diagnosis, and treatment of strokes.

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Can Brain Games Improve Cognitive Ability?

APR 29, 2021

Most of us have heard about the billion-dollar “brain games” industry that provides mental challenges to improve cognitive ability. But does this brain training really work? Recent studies have shown an improvement in different cognitive domains afte

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