The Neuroscience Program at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital combines medical specialization and state-of-the art facilities with the convenience and familiarity of a community-based hospital. We are dedicated to providing high-quality neurological care to residents of the Greater Heights area.
A collaborative group of affiliated neurologists, neurosurgeons, interventional pain-management specialists and a dedicated nursing staff work together to diagnose, treat, and help patients with neurological conditions. The team’s holistic approach ensures each patient receives comprehensive, personalized care.
Our affiliated specialists provide leading-edge care for the following neurological conditions:
Patients receiving care in our inpatient units have access to specialty trained and experienced neurologists who treat acute neurological conditions and emergencies like urgent brain and spine conditions. Specialized 24-hour care is available from affiliated physicians and our skilled nursing staff.
A four-member rapid-response nursing team specially trained in critical and intensive care is on call 24/7 to help in emergencies and to assist with patient care
Memorial Hermann Greater Heights is accredited as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission.
Our highly esteemed stroke teams include affiliated neurologists, neuroradiologists, emergency physicians, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, dietitians, speech and language pathologists, and social workers. The hospital offers state-of-the-art treatment for any type of ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke. Intravenous tPA (tissue plasminogen activator) therapy, a clot-dissolving medication that greatly improves outcomes and long-term recovery, is used for ischemic stroke patients who qualify.
The stroke program at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights also benefits from close affiliation with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center and the Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center. Both locations are certified Comprehensive Stroke Centers, and patients can be easily transferred to either hospital if a higher level of care is required.
In collaboration with Mischer Neuroscience Associates, the Telemedicine Program at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights enables experienced neurologists to observe patients remotely and assist with treatment. Patients gain real-time access to unparalleled stroke care and leading neurological treatment around the clock, all from the familiar comfort and life-saving accessibility of their own community hospital.
Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital offers support groups to meet the needs of those challenged by a stroke, including both survivors and caregivers.
For more information and to register, call (713) 222-CARE(2273).
TIRR Memorial Hermann-Greater Heights offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient medical rehabilitation. Our programs are designed to help patients reach optimal functionality following an illness or injury, including stroke and other neurological conditions, through customized treatment programs and personal performance goals.
TIRR Memorial Hermann is nationally known for comprehensive, personalized neuro-rehabilitation for medical conditions such as stroke, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and neuromuscular disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
As part of the Memorial Hermann Health System, Memorial Hermann Greater Heights draws on the extensive clinical resources of its sister hospitals across the city, including the Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center and the highly acclaimed Mischer Neuroscience Institute. In cases where additional treatment is critical, 24/7 Life Flight transportation is available with a team including an EMT and nurse.
For the youngest neurology patients, treatment is coordinated with the Children's Neuroscience Center at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center. Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, a recognized leader in the diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors, also provides treatment for children with a range of neurological disorders such as spasticity, brain tumors, movement disorders, epilepsy, hydrocephalus, head injuries, craniosynostosis, and spina bifida.