Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center offers residents of north Harris County and Montgomery County access to innovative, comprehensive, and convenient neurological care.

Using state-of-the-art technology, our affiliated team can diagnose and treat a wide range of neurological disorders and conditions, including complex brain and spine surgery and neurotrauma, sleep disorders, and other serious problems such as aneurysms, tumors and strokes.

The multidisciplinary team, led by Neurosurgery Medical Director Geoffrey Zubay, MD, includes neurosurgeons, neurologists, endovascular surgeons, pain management specialists, inpatient neurological hospitalists, clinical neuropsychologists, experienced critical care nurses, nurse practitioners trained in neurology and other specialized medical support personnel.

As part of the Memorial Hermann Health System, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands draws on the extensive clinical resources of their 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.

Memorial Hermann The Woodlands employs state-of-the- technology for diagnostic and surgical imaging, including Stealth navigation, PET/CT scanner, 3.0 Tesla MRIs and 64-Slice CT scanners. Neurosurgeons use the StealthStation® navigation system to pinpoint the exact location of brain tumors to within a millimeter and observe a virtual three-dimensional image of the brain. This data helps surgeons operate more successfully and efficiently.

Neuroscience Center

The dedicated, inpatient Neuroscience Center is housed on the fourth floor of the East Tower. The Center has 36 beds with 24 beds for neuro medical/surgical inpatients, with Intermediate Medical Unit (IMU) swing capabilities, and a 12-bed neuroscience intensive care unit (ICU). Additionally, there are 8 beds that can also function as an Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU).

  • 24/7 affiliated neurosurgery, neurointensivist and neurology coverage
  • Dedicated neuroscience nursing staff
  • Cutting-edge care for neurological disorders and conditions
  • Exceptional stroke care and designation as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by DNV GL Healthcare
  • 24/7 endovascular coverage
  • Medically induced coma (barbiturate coma) therapy
  • Hyperosmolar therapy for ICP management
  • Therapeutic hypothermia and targeted-temperature management
  • Non-invasive and minimally- invasive continuous cardiac hemodynamics monitoring
  • Continuous venous-venous hemodialysis
  • Transcranial doppler monitoring
  • Pupillometer Monitors
  • End-tidal C02 monitors
  • Ventilator management
  • Echocardiography
  • Ventriculostomy management
  • GlideScopes
  • Diagnostic angiography
  • Continuous EEG monitoring
  • Level II Trauma Center

Comprehensive Stroke CenterStroke Center

For stroke patients in Montgomery County and surrounding areas, quality care close by can mean the difference between a full recovery and a life-changing event. Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center has received a Comprehensive Stroke Center certification by DNV GL Healthcare. This hospital is also recognized by the Texas Department of State Health Services as a Comprehensive Stroke Center. Our Stroke Center, led by Kevin Gaffney, MD, was the first in Montgomery County, reflecting the hospital's commitment to providing comprehensive care to acute stroke patients.

Support Groups

Dementia Support Group

The group – open to patients and their families – meets the first Thursday of each month from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the waiting room at Mischer Neuroscience Center at Medical Plaza 4, 9180 Pinecroft, Suite 500, The Woodlands, TX 77380. Silverado Senior Living provides respite services during the meeting time at no cost to attendees at their Woodlands location. To arrange this service, call Teresa Williams at (281) 681-8000 or email

Call (346) 320-5216 to register or for more information.

Stroke Support Group

The Stroke Support Group is open to the public and is held in the Conference Center (1st floor) at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands on the first Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m. Please call (713) 897-2863 for more information.

All other support groups below are open to the public and held at TIRR Memorial Hermann The Woodlands in Outpatient Rehabilitation located in Medical Plaza 2 at 920 Medical Plaza Drive, Suite 270 The Woodlands, TX 77380. Please call (713) 897-2863 for more information.

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Support Group

Second Saturday of each month from 10 to 11 a.m.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Group

Second Thursday of each month from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Parkinson’s Support Group

First Thursday of each month from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Neuro Rehabilitation in The Woodlands

Both inpatient and outpatient medical rehabilitation services are available at TIRR Memorial Hermann The Woodlands. TIRR is nationally known for its comprehensive, personalized neuro-rehabilitation as it relates to medical conditions such as stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, and neuromuscular and neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis (MS), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), etc.

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