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Dr. Sean Savitz, MD

Neurology

Neuroscience Services

Sean I. Savitz, MD is a Professor of Neurology, the Frank M. Yatsu Chair, Director of the Institute for Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and a part of UTHealth Neurosciences. He graduated from Harvard College, received his MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and compl...

Sean I. Savitz, MD is a Professor of Neurology, the Frank M. Yatsu Chair, Director of the Institute for Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and a part of UTHealth Neurosciences. He graduated from Harvard College, received his MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and completed neurology residency training and a cerebrovascular fellowship at the Harvard Medical School Neurology Training Program. Dr. Savitz’s research focuses on stroke recovery, rehabilitation, and the application of stem cells as an innovative treatment for stroke. He has been investigating mechanisms of how cell therapies promote stroke recovery in animal models and he has been conducting clinical trials of autologous and allogeneic cells in stroke patients. He also oversees an NIH funded fellowship program to train stroke specialists and has won several teaching awards. He has been funded by grants from the National Institute of Health, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and the American Heart Association, and is an author of over 200 publications in the biomedical literature. As part of his clinical responsibilities, he serves as the stroke medical director the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System.

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (832) 325-7080

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Neurology
  • Neuroscience Services
Medical Education

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University 2000

Languages Spoken
  • Spanish
  • English
Fellowship

Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr West Campus Ctr for Education 2006

Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
  • Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr West Campus Ctr for Education 2001, Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr West Campus Ctr for Education 2004

PCP Number

110000047030

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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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • 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
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Workers Comp
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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