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After long quest, Houston surgeon finds gene mutation linked to brain aneurysms
Dr. Dong Kim, M.D., the director of the Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute and chair of neurosurgery at UTHealth's McGovern Medical School, led a team of researchers that found a genetic mutation that seems to cause brain aneurysms.
Memorial Hermann recognized with national awards
Memorial Hermann is proud to announce that eight of its hospitals have received recognition from the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association (ASA) for the high-quality stroke care provided to patients. Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center (MNI) once again received the highest honor bestowed by the AHA/ASA, and other hospitals were also honored including Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, which both received the Gold Plus-Target: Stroke Elite award; Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, which was recognized as a Gold Plus-Target: Stroke Honor Roll hospital; and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center, which earned the Gold Plus recognition. Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital and Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital each received recognition as Silver-Target: Stroke Honor Roll hospitals.
Patient turned nurse now works with doctor who saved her life
It was Thanksgiving Day in 2013. Twenty-six-year-old Sun Ko made a decision that changed everything. "It was such a traumatic experience in my life," said Ko. The former Iraqi War veteran spotted an accident along US 290 near Jones Road, so she slowed down, pulled over and walked out on the busy highway and tried to help. The impact was so intense; the right side of Ko's face was crushed. Memorial Hermann Life Flight flew her to the Medical Center with severe bruising and swelling to the brain. Dr. Ryan Kitagawa, a neurosurgeon with Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center and UTHealth was waiting.
Mischer Neuroscience Institute and UTHealth Welcome Joseph Martinez, M.D.
The Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center (MNI) and McGovern Medical School at UTHealth are pleased to announce the addition of Joseph Martinez, M.D. Dr. Martinez will serve as a neurosurgeon at Mischer Neuroscience Associates as well as an assistant professor at McGovern Medical School’s Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery.
Revolutionary stroke treatment delivers promising results for patients
A new treatment could be a game-changer in the way doctors treat some of the most severe and devastating strokes and only two places in Texas offer it: Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center in Houston and UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.
10 spine, neurosurgeons on the move in March 2016
Here are 10 spine surgeons and neurosurgeons who joined new practices or took new leadership positions in March 2016. Neurosurgeon Sebastian R. Herrera, MD, joined the Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center and McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, both in Houston.
Senior services continue to expand in The Woodlands
Proper nutrition, a healthy lifestyle and overall well-being is also related to dementia and Alzheimer's care, and cognitive health is particularly important as seniors undergo the aging process. Neurologist Randall Wright works as an associate through the Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute, which is a collaboration of clinicians, educators and researchers from the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center. Wright echoed the need for physical activity and proper nutrition to ward off or reduce the progression of neurological diseases, also adding that a healthy heart is linked to healthy cognitive functions.
Treating Parkinson's Disease
Doctors Albert Fenoy and Mya Schiess with the Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center and McGovern Medical School at UTHealth discuss Parkinson’s disease awareness.
Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute selected for new MRI-Safe Technology for patients with chronic pain
According to studies, an estimated 11 percent of American adults suffer from chronic pain. Chronic pain syndrome can often arise from trauma, nerve damage, degenerative conditions, cancer, debilitating headaches, facial pain diseases and systemic metabolic disorders such as diabetes. Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at theTexas Medical Center was recently selected as the first site in Texas to receive the Medtronic Specify SureScan MRI Technology, which is the first-ever MRI-safe spinal cord stimulation device.
Harris County Medical Society to Install Kimberly Monday, M.D., as President
The Harris County Medical Society (HCMS), the professional society for physicians in Harris County and the largest county medical society in the nation, will install into office board-certified neurologist Kimberly E. Monday, M.D., as the 115th President on Jan. 22 at the Petroleum Club in Houston. Monday is in private practice at the Houston Neurologic Institute (HNI), which she co-founded in 1997. HNI is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Associates.
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