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Dr. Karl Schmitt MD

Dr. Karl Schmitt MD


Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
(713) 704-7100


Dr. Karl Schmitt is an assistant professor of neurosurgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and is board certified by the American Association of Neurological Surgery, .

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.

    Physician Details

    Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Mon - Fri 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Medical Education
    University of Texas at Galveston, 1978
    Internships & Residency
    University of Texas at Galveston, 1984
    Yale University College of Medicine-GME, 2005
    Clinical Interests
    Brain and Spinal Cord Cancer
    PCP Number
    Cities Served
    Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City
    ZIP Codes Served
    77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007


    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
    • Aetna Medicare
    • Amerigroup Star
    • Amerigroup Star Plus
    • Amerivantage
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
    • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
    • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
    • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
    • Humana Gold Plus HMO
    • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
    • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
    • Memorial Hermann Solutions
    • Multiplan
    • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)