Dr. Albert Fenoy is a board-certified neurosurgeon with expertise in surgery for neck and back pain, using minimally invasive techniques as well as complex instrumentation. He also specializes in cranial neurosurgery and deep brain stimulation for movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease and essential tremor.
An assistant professor of neurosurgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, 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 at UTHealth, 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 conferences that has subsequently been published in Clinical Neurosurgery, Journal of Neurosurgery, Brain Research, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Hearing Research and Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. His research has focused on the electrophysiology and clinical manifestations of basal ganglia disease, electrophysiology of the human auditory cortex, as well as craniocervical junction abnormalities.
Fluent in French, Dr. Fenoy treats patients 16 years and older. He views each patient individually and develops a custom treatment plan in conference with the patient and referring physician.
Married with two children, Dr. Fenoy enjoys running, hiking and outdoor sports.
Dr. Fenoy's special interests include:
- Deep brain stimulation
- Surgical intervention for pain management
- Cervical pain and radiculopathy
- Cervical stenosis
- Lumbar radiculopathy