KATY, TEXAS (June 05, 2014)

Mischer Neuroscience Associates (MNA), a network of outpatient clinics affiliated with the Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann – the largest and most comprehensive neuroscience program in Texas, is pleased to announce neurosurgeon Baraa Al-Hafez, M.D. is now seeing patients in Katy. With expertise in both cranial and spine surgery, Dr. Al-Hafez can treat a variety of conditions ranging from brain tumors to lumbar degenerative disease.

Dr. Al-Hafez received his medical degree at Tishreen University Medical School in Syria and followed up with a two-year postdoctoral research fellowship at The University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. He completed his general surgery internship at The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock and his neurosurgery residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. During his residency, he received the Kinjiro Iwata Award for excellence and leadership. He went on to complete his fellowship in neurosurgery at UTHealth Medical School.

Fluent in both English and Arabic, Dr. Al-Hafez serves as a clinical assistant professor in the Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery at UTHealth. He also is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.

Dr. Al-Hafez’s Katy office is located on the campus of Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital at 23920 Katy Freeway, Suite 240. Appointments can be made by calling 281-644-8880. He also has offices in Sugar Land and Memorial City.