Board certified by the American Association of Neurological Surgery, Dr. Karl
Schmitt has expertise in traumatic brain injury and complex spine disorders. He is
an assistant professor of neurosurgery at The University of Texas Medical School at
Dr. Schmitt is a 1978 graduate of The University of Texas Medical Branch at
Galveston; he completed a five-year neurosurgery residency at the same institution.
In 2005, he completed the Yale Comprehensive Spinal Fellowship at Yale University
School of Medicine in New Haven.
Before joining the Mischer Neuroscience Institute, Schmitt served as an assistant
professor of neurosurgery at the University of Maryland at Baltimore. From 1995
until 2004, prior to completing his spinal fellowship, he was a member of Spinal and
Neurological Surgery Associates, PLLC in Bryan, Texas, with a faculty appointment
as adjunct assistant professor at the Texas A&M School of Medicine. He was in private
practice in Bryan from 1984 to 1995.
Dr. Schmitt’s special interests include:
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