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The Woodlands Neurology and Sleep at Mischer Neuroscience Associates

The Woodlands Neurology and Sleep
  • Mon: 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Tue: 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Wed: 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Thu: 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Fri: 8:30am-4:00pm

General Information

Welcome to The Woodlands Neurology and Sleep at Mischer Neuroscience Associates (MNA), where the physicians and staff are dedicated experts in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of neurological and sleep-related disorders, including stroke, movement disorders, epilepsy, narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea and more.

Through its affiliation with the Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, The Woodlands Neurology and Sleep at MNA brings world-class neurological expertise to The Woodlands and Montgomery County areas.

Dr. GaffneyKevin C. Gaffney, M.D., is board certified in both neurology and sleep medicine. He serves as the Director of Neurosciences and Director of the Sleep Center at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, an accredited primary stroke center since 2007. After receiving his bachelor’s in chemistry from Harvard University, Dr. Gaffney attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine internship and his neurology residency at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland and served as Lieutenant Commander, Medical Corps, United States Naval Reserve from 1985 until July of 2002, when he joined The Woodlands Neurology and Sleep.

Dr Ryan McDonaldRyan McDonald, M.D., is a board certified neurologist. He received a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Rice University and Master of Science in electrical engineering from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was a Henry Luce Scholar in Taiwan and worked as an engineer for 8 years at National Instruments in Austin before completing medical school, his internship and neurology residency at Baylor College of Medicine. He has practiced at The Woodlands Neurology and Sleep since 2008.


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Phone: (281) 465-4050
Fax: (281) 465-4105

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Our Services

The Woodlands Neurology and Sleep at MNA provides comprehensive diagnostics and consultations for a broad number of neurological conditions, including complicated sleep disorders for patients with multiple medical and neurological disorders such as:

  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Migraines and other headaches
  • Seizure disorders
  • Strokes
  • Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Peripheral neuropathy and other nerve disorders
  • Movement disorders, such as Parkinson’s Disease
  • Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and management of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)
  • Narcolepsy and idiopathic central nervous system hypersomnia
  • Restless legs syndrome (RLS)
  • Parasomnias (REM behavioral disorder, sleepwalking, etc.)
  • Circadian rhythm disorders (advanced sleep phase syndrome, delayed sleep phase syndrome)

We provide a broad array of neurological diagnostic and therapeutic modalities, including:

  • Nerve conduction studies
  • Electromyography
  • Electroencephalography
  • Lumbar punctures
  • Neuropsychological testing
  • Botox injections for blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm, cervical dystonia, writer’s cramp, focal dystonias and other conditions
  • Nerve blocks for occipital neuralgia
  • Sleep testing including polysomnography, multiple sleep latency test, and maintenance of wakefulness testing (done at our Sleep Lab at 9305 Pinecroft Dr.)

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Patient Resources

Patient Forms and Resources

  • Registration
  • Full Medical History
  • Interim History
  • Headache Questionnaire
  • Sleep Diary
  • Epworth Sleepiness Score
  • Parkinson’s Disease Diary
  • Restless Legs Score

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Please use the map to find the best route to The Woodlands Neurology and Sleep at MNA.

We are located at 9303 Pinecroft Drive, Suite 270, The Woodlands, Texas 77380. From Conroe, North Montgomery County, take I-45 South and exit 77. Go through the light past Research Forest Drive. From the frontage road, take a right on Medical Plaza Drive , which is the third right after Research Forest Drive. After the stop sign, go straight, into Pinecroft Medical Plaza entrance. We are the three-story building.

Parking is conveniently located in front of the building or in a nearby parking garage.