The Neuroscience Program at Memorial City provides care for a broad range of neurological disorders, including neurovascular disease, carotid artery disease, stroke, benign and malignant tumor, movement disorders, peripheral nerve injury or disease and neurodegenerative disease.
Our scope of services includes the diagnosis and/or treatment of:
- Brain and spinal cord injuries
- Brain tumors
- Epilepsy and seizures
- Head trauma
- Migraine and other headaches
- Movement disorders, including Parkinson's disease
- Multiple sclerosis
- Neuromuscular disorders
- Spine - conditions requiring minimally invasive procedures
- Trigeminal neuralgia
Our fully staffed Neuro ICU, led by a group of highly respected neurosurgeons and neurologists, is the only one of its kind in the West Houston area.
Exceptional Stroke Care
Part of the Neuroscience Program, Memorial City's Stroke Center is known for quality care and exceptional patient outcomes. Designated as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, the Stroke Center is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of experts that deliver comprehensive and compassionate care. Team members include affiliated neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, emergency physicians, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, dietitians and speech therapists. Memorial City participates in multiple stroke research studies in conjunction with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.
Brain and Spine Cancer Expertise
Memorial City's affiliated neuro-oncologists manage treatments for rare and common spine and brain cancers. These highly specialized physicians, who also practice at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, offer Memorial City patients expert cancer management close to home. And patients can take part in important clinical trials of promising new treatments.
Treatment of Movement Disorders
The Neuroscience Program has a team of affiliated neurologists and neurosurgeons specializing in the care and treatment of Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. Patients have access to cutting-edge surgical solutions such as deep brain stimulation.
Comprehensive Spine Management
Affiliated with Mischer Neurosurgical Associates, The Spine Program at Memorial City offers comprehensive management, surgical treatment and rehabilitation of a wide range of spinal column and spinal cord disorders, including disc herniation, spinal stenosis, tumor, fractures and deformities. Surgical options vary from complex reconstructive techniques to minimally invasive approaches and may include spinal fusions, laminectomies and discectomies.
We offer a complete range of the latest invasive and noninvasive testing and screening procedures necessary to diagnose neurologic problems. These services include:
- Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scans
- Nuclear medicine including brain scan and bone scan
- Electroencephalogram (EEG) and Evoked Potential
- Myelogram of the spine
- Spinal tap
Our licensed, registered technicians provide individualized attention aimed at minimizing patient concerns and discomfort while maximizing results. We take special care to consider the needs of our outpatients, accommodating them as quickly as possible in our conveniently located outpatient imaging facility.
Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
921 Gessner Road
Houston, Texas 77024
For an appointment, call (713) 222-CARE (2273).