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Dr. Arthur Day, MD

Neurological Surgery

Neuroscience Services

Dr. Arthur L. Day is a fellowship-trained and board-certified neurosurgeon with specific expertise in cerebrovascular and skull base neurosurgery. He also specializes in the microsurgical treatment of brain tumors and in minimally invasive spinal surgery. Dr. Day was awarded his medical degree at Louisiana State University in New Orleans. He comple...

Dr. Arthur L. Day is a fellowship-trained and board-certified neurosurgeon with specific expertise in cerebrovascular and skull base neurosurgery. He also specializes in the microsurgical treatment of brain tumors and in minimally invasive spinal surgery.

Dr. Day was awarded his medical degree at Louisiana State University in New Orleans. He completed his internship training in Birmingham, Alabama, and subsequently completed his neurological surgery residency and fellowship in brain tumor immunology at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville.

Before joining the Mischer Neuroscience Institute, Dr. Day practiced at the University of Florida for 25 years, ultimately rising to the positions of professor, co-chair and program director of the department of Neurosurgery. In 2002, he moved to Boston to assume a position as a professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School and program director and chair of the department of Neurological Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He was also director of the Cerebrovascular Center and the Neurological Sports Injury Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Dr. Day has held leadership positions in many medical professional societies, including serving as president of the Society of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, as well as chair of the American Board of Neurological Surgery and the Joint Section of Cerebrovascular Surgery of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He served on the Residency Review Committee for Neurosurgery and is now chair of the Committee for Advanced Subspecialty Training of the Society of Neurological Surgeons. He has been named multiple times to Best Doctors in America.

Dr. Day's clinical interests include:

  • Stroke and carotid artery disease
  • Brain aneurysms
  • Vascular malformations of the brain and spinal cord
  • Skull base tumors, especially meningiomas and schwannomas
  • Orbital tumors, pituitary adenomas and craniopharyngiomas
  • Microsurgical treatment of all types of brain tumors
  • Trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Sports-related neurological injuries

Awards and Honors

Dr. Day has received numerous awards and honors, including the prestigious Harvey Cushing Medal, the highest honor awarded by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Founders’ Laurel Award from the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the Medal of Honor from the Neurosurgical Society of American for his “exceptional service, lifelong dedication and meritorious accomplishments in the field of neurosurgical practice and medical education.” He has published more than 170 journal articles and book chapters, co-edited two books about neurological sports injuries, and been a visiting professor at more than 50 training programs.

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (713) 486-8000

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Neuroscience Services
Medical Education

Louisiana State University at New Orleans - Registrar 1972

Languages Spoken
  • English
Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

Carraway Methodist Medical Center 1973, University of Florida Gainesville - Neurosurgery 1977

PCP Number

100000029079

Clinical Interests
  • Aneurysms
  • Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM)
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Aneurysms
  • Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM)
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Disk Rupture
  • Meningioma
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Root Compression
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Schwannomas
  • Skull Base Tumors
  • Transphenoidal Endoscopic Removal
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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. Arthur Day's Presentation on the Advanced Treatment of Pituitary Gland Tumors

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
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • 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
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WELLCARE TEXAN PLUS
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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