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Neurotrauma & Critical Care Specialists

Dr. Kiwon Lee 

Kiwon Lee, M.D.
Director, Neurocritical Care
Mischer Neuroscience Institute
Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Department of Neurology
Associate Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery
UTHealth Medical School
Residency: Stony Brook University, State University of New York
Fellowship: Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital,
Harvard Medical School — Neurocritical Care
Specialty Interests: Subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral hemorrhage,
traumatic brain and spinal cord injury, acute management of ischemic stroke,
therapeutic hypothermia, status epilepticus, encephalitis, neuromuscular
emergencies, neurological emergencies, critical care medicine for neurology and
neurosurgery

   
Dr. Tiffany Chang Tiffany Chang, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology and
Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery
UTHealth Medical School
Residency: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Specialty Interests: Subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral hemorrhage,
transfusion practices in critical care, ICP management and hepatic encephalopathy
   
 Dr Alex Choi 

H. Alex Choi, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery and Department of Neurology
UTHealth Medical School
Residency: The Neurological Institute of New York
Fellowship: The Neurological Institute of New York — Neurocritical Care
Specialty Interests: Subarachnoid hemorrhage, inflammation after brain injury
and temperature module for neuroprotection

   
 Dr. Nancy Edwards Nancy Edwards, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology and Vivian L. Smith Department of
Neurosurgery
UTHealth Medical School
Residency: University of California, San Francisco
Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco
Specialty Interests: Subarachnoid hemorrhage, delayed cerebral ischemia and
neuroinflammation in acute brain injuries
   
Dr. Ryan Kitagawa Ryan Kitigawa, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery
UTHealth Medical School
   
Dr. George Williams, MD 

George W. Williams, II, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery
UTHealth Medical School

 

Neurotrauma

Dr. Karl Schmitt Karl Schmitt, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Residency: The University of Texas Medical School at Galveston
Fellowship: Yale University School of Medicine
Special Interests: Complex Spinal Surgery, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Spinal and Cranial Trauma, Spinal Cord and Spinal Column Tumors, General Neurosurgery
   
Dr. Scott Shepard Scott Shepard, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Residency: University of California at San Francisco
Fellowship: University of California at San Francisco  CNS Injury and Edema Center and Brain Tumor Research Center – Research Fellow; Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital – Surgical Neuro-oncology
Special Interests: Neuro-oncological Brain Surgery, Spine and General Neurosurgery