Memorial Hermann’s neuroscience services at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital are the ideal combination of exceptional medical expertise and state-of-the art facilities with the convenience and personal touch of community-based hospitals to provide the highest quality neurological care to one of Houston’s fastest-growing areas.
The neuroscience program at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital bring together a collaborative group of affiliated fellowship-trained, board-certified neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuro-oncologists and pain management/rehabilitation specialists, supported by a highly trained, specialized and dedicated nursing staff. As a team, they are prepared to treat some of the most acute brain, spinal cord and neural conditions, so patients can receive advanced treatment close to home. Our depth of expertise, convenient locations and patient and visitor amenities, such as free parking, make Memorial Hermann a leader in neurological care.
The team’s holistic approach ensures that each patient – from youngsters to seniors – receives personalized treatment. The hospitals’ commitment to highly individualized care ensures that physicians and patients work collaboratively through the process of diagnosis, treatment and recovery for neurological conditions. Support staff members assist with insurance, appointment reminders, lab work, treatment authorizations and therapy, while continuing communication with referring physicians ensures continuity of care.
As part of the Memorial Hermann Health System, Katy Hospital draws on the extensive clinical resources of its sister hospital at the 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 that includes an EMT and nurse, both of whom are trauma-trained.
For the youngest neurology patients, treatment is coordinated with Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center. Children’s Memorial Hermann, a recognized leader in the diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors, also provides treatment to children with a range of neurological disorders, such as spasticity, brain tumors, movement disorders, epilepsy,hydrocephalus, head injuries, craniosynostosis and spina bifida.
Our programs offer:
The Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center extends its neuroscience expertise and capabilities through Mischer Neuroscience Associates (MNA), with outpatient clinics located across the Greater Houston area. The Institute’s infrastructure includes more than 90 nationally recognized clinicians.
507 Park Grove Dr
Katy, TX 77450
In the inpatient units, patients have access to highly trained inpatient neurologists who specialize in critical care, acute neurological conditions, and neurological emergencies such as urgent brain and spine conditions. 24-hour coverage by staff physicians is augmented by a highly skilled nursing staff, many who are Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurses and Stroke Certified Registered Nurses.
A four-member rapid-response nursing team, specially trained in critical and intensive care, is on call 24/7 to aid in emergencies and assist with patient care.
Acute Stroke Care
Our skilled stroke teams are comprised of affiliated neurologists, neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons, emergency physicians, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, dieticians, speech and language pathologists and social workers. The hospitals offer state-of-the-art treatment for any type of acute or hemorrhagic stroke. Intravenous tPA (tissue plasminogen activator) therapy, a clot-dissolving medication that greatly improves outcomes and long-term recovery, is used for acute stroke patients who qualify.
In addition, our direct connection via telemedicine with the Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute Stroke Center at the Texas Medical Center ensures that patients have every possible resource at hand for quick response and effective treatment.
We employ a full-time, dedicated Stroke Coordinator who helps patients and family members understand clinical terms, manages treatment and post treatment expectations and fosters communication with all members of the care team. To reach the Stroke Coordinator, call (713) 644-7695.
Primary Stroke Center Certification
Memorial Hermann Katy has received The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval™ as a Primary Stroke Center which signifies that Memorial Hermann Katy provides critical elements to improve patient outcomes and that the quality of care provided is effectively managed to meet the unique and specialized needs of stroke patients.
Stroke Education and Support
Memorial Hermann Katy offers support groups offering topics and information to meet the needs of those whose lives have been challenged by a stroke, both survivors and caregivers. Stroke Support Groups are hosted by Memorial Hermann Katy every 2nd Tuesday from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. via Zoom.
For more information and to register: (713) 222-CARE
The Stroke Support Group is a program of Memorial Hermann Katy and Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital – Katy.
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