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Dr. Samden Lhatoo, MD

Clinical Neurophysiology

Dr. Samden Lhatoo received his initial medical training from the University of Delhi’s Maulana Azad Medical College. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, and obtained his Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, London. He went on to train in neurology at ...

Dr. Samden Lhatoo received his initial medical training from the University of Delhi’s Maulana Azad Medical College. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, and obtained his Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, London. He went on to train in neurology at the Radcliffe Infirmary at Oxford, Frenchay Hospital in Bristol, and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN) at Queen Square in London, UK.

Board certified (UK) in neurology, Dr. Lhatoo trained in epilepsy with a two-year fellowship at NHNN before completing an epilepsy research fellowship in EEG at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Dr. Lhatoo treats patients ages 16 years and older with newly diagnosed or complex cases of refractory epilepsy requiring surgery or medical control of seizures. In his practice, he strives to help people living with epilepsy improve their quality of life and gain control over their seizures.

Before coming to Houston, Dr. Lhatoo earned an MBA from the Cleveland Clinic Weatherhead Executive MBA program and was a member of the faculty at Case Western Reserve University. In 2018, Dr. Lhatoo was recruited by McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston, where he currently serves as professor and executive vice chair in the Department of Neurology. Dr. Lhatoo also is director of the Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program (TCEP) and co-director of the Texas Institute of Restorative Neurotechnologies.

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (832) 325-7080

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
Medical Education

Maulana Azad Medical College 1995, University College London 1999

Languages Spoken
  • English
Fellowship

Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Neurology 2006

Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
  • Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

Maulana Azad Medical College 1990, The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education an 1993, North Bristol NHS Trust 2002

PCP Number

110000046121

Clinical Interests
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Focal Epilepsy
  • Neurophysiology
  • Seizures
  • Stereo EEG
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Cities Served

Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City

Zip Codes Served

77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007, 77008, 77009, 77010, ...

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Dr. Samden Lhatoo: Houston Life Segment

Watch Dr. Samden Lhatoo discuss epilepsy and treatment options on Houston Life.

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  • Aetna Medicare
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  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
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  • Cigna Healthspring Star Plus MMP
  • 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
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health Workers 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
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Molina StarStar Plus
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Workers Comp
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans
  • United Healthcare Chip
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  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
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  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
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  • WELLCARE TEXAN PLUS
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