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Dr. Albert Fenoy MD

Dr. Albert Fenoy MD


Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital
(713) 486-8000


Dr. Albert Fenoy is a board-certified neurosurgeon with training in deep brain stimulation and expertise in surgery for neck and back pain, using minimally invasive techniques as well as complex instrumentation. Dr. Fenoy has performed over 500 DBS implantation procedures and thousands of spine procedures.

An Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Dr. Fenoy received his medical degree at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He completed his residency in neurosurgery at the University of Iowa and completed a fellowship in functional neurosurgery at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Grenoble, France.

Prior to joining the Mischer Neuroscience Institute and the McGovern Medical School, he was a neurosurgery fellow associate in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the American Academy of Neurological Surgeons.

Dr. Fenoy has presented research at several national and international conferences that has subsequently been published in journals such as Journal of Neurosurgery, Neuromodulation, Brain Research, Stereotactic and Functional NeurosurgeryMolecular Psychiatry and Journal of Affective Disorders. His research has focused on the electrophysiology of basal ganglia disease, molecular and electrophysiologic manifestations of treatment resistant depression, and as well as the use of tractography and diffusion imaging modalities to improve surgical outcomes. Current research is defined in more detail on his laboratory webpage:

Read about Dr. Fenoy's research investigating how deep brain stimulation impacts those with treatment-resistant chronic depression »

Physician Details

Medical Education
Stony Brook School of Medicine - Registrar, 2002
Internships & Residency
University of Iowa, 2008
University of Iowa, 2009
Clinical Interests
Cervical Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD), Lumbar Stenosis, Spinal Cord Stimulation
PCP Number
Cities Served
Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Humble, Missouri City


ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007


Physician Website

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

In The News



New Bran Surgery Eases Depressions Symptoms

Dr Albert Fenoy is performing deep brain stimulation (dbs) on people with severe treatment resistent depression.

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Great Day Houston


Courtesy of KHOU TV, Great Day Houston.

Webinar: Deep Brain Stimulation


Doctors try deep brain stimulation to treat chronic depression

Gregorio Lozano is on the operating table at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, wide awake though mildly sedated, with two small holes in his skull. Holding his head in place is a framing contraption topped by a semi-circular metal piece that gives Lozano the air of an Aztec king.

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Electrode procedure does wonders for Parkinson's symptoms

Sixty-eight-year-old Jeffrey Day was officially diagnosed with Parkinson’s about seven years ago.

He underwent an operation at Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute, where doctors place electrodes in the brain to fight “misfiring cells” that cause Parkinson’s symptoms, with a higher frequency. This basically stops tremors.

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