Our Neuroscience Institutes

A Nationally Recognized Leader in Neurology

Our ranked 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 2017 rankings as a top 40 Neurology and Neurosurgery program, 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 and the translation of scientific discovery to patient care, our researchers 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.  

Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center

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.

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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