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Dr. Samden Lhatoo MD

Dr. Samden Lhatoo MD

Clinical Neurophysiologist

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
(832) 325-7080


Dr. Samden Lhatoo received his initial medical training from the University of Delhiā€™s Maulana Azad Medical College. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, and obtained his Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, London. He went on to train in neurology at the Radcliffe Infirmary at Oxford, Frenchay Hospital in Bristol, and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN) at Queen Square in London, UK.

Board certified (UK) in neurology, Dr. Lhatoo trained in epilepsy with a two-year fellowship at NHNN before completing an epilepsy research fellowship in EEG at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Dr. Lhatoo treats patients ages 16 years and older with newly diagnosed or complex cases of refractory epilepsy requiring surgery or medical control of seizures. In his practice, he strives to help people living with epilepsy improve their quality of life and gain control over their seizures.

Before coming to Houston, Dr. Lhatoo earned an MBA from the Cleveland Clinic Weatherhead Executive MBA program and was a member of the faculty at Case Western Reserve University. In 2018, Dr. Lhatoo was recruited by McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston, where he currently serves as professor and executive vice chair in the Department of Neurology. Dr. Lhatoo also is director of the Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program (TCEP) and co-director of the Texas Institute of Restorative Neurotechnologies.

Physician Details

Medical Education
Maulana Azad Medical College, 1995
University College London, 1999
Internships & Residency
The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education an, 1993
North Bristol NHS Trust, 2002
Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Neurology, 2006
PCP Number
Cities Served
Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City
ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007


Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp