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Neurology - Multiple Sclerosis

Houston, Texas

The Cullen Building at Baylor College of Medicine.
Department of Neurology
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Maxine Mesinger Multiple Sclerosis Clinic

Maxine Mesinger MS Clinic lobby

Maxine Mesinger MS Clinic lobby

The Maxine Mesinger MS Clinic occupies 5,500 square feet on the first floor of the Neurosensory Building of The Methodist Hospital.

This patient-friendly, easy access, diagnostic and treatment clinic brings a variety of specialist caregivers to MS patients, offering a complete range of services in a single location.

The clinic is named in honor of Maxine Mesinger, a Houston Chronicle columnist who had MS and died from unrelated causes in 2001.

Clinic Services

  • Full neurological evaluations with treatments of MS symptoms
  • Investigational drug trials of new treatments of early, chronic, progressive, and relapsing MS
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation evaluations and consultations are provided
  • Psychological evaluation and counseling
  • Home cognitive retraining programs
  • Social services evaluation and assistance
  • Disability and insurance counseling
  • Specialized nursing and educational services
  • Video training and home nursing instructions

Clinic Team

  • Medical director
  • Assistant medical director
  • Staff neurologists
  • MS certified nurses
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Social worker services
  • Clinical research associates
  • Clinical coordinators
  • Neuropsychologists
  • Physiatrists
  • Physical therapist
  • Receptionist
  • Administrative coordinator and secretaries

Hours Open

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Hours Closed

  • Saturday and Sunday
  • New Years Day, Jan. 1
  • Martin Luther King's Birthday, third Monday in January
  • President's Day, third Monday in February
  • Good Friday, Friday before Easter Sunday
  • Memorial Day, fourth Monday in May
  • Independence Day, July 4
  • Labor Day, first Monday in September
  • Thanksgiving Day, fourth Thursday in November
  • Friday after Thanksgiving, fourth Friday in November
  • Christmas Eve, Dec. 24
  • Christmas Day, Dec. 25

Location / Parking

Patients are seen in the Texas Medical Center on the first floor of the Neurosensory Building (Jones Tower) of the Methodist Hospital at:

6501 Fannin, Suite NB 100
Houston, TX 77030

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The nearest and most convenient parking in the lower level of the Neurosensory Building. This is valet parking and is approached from Freeman Blvd.

Also convenient and with direct access between the garage and Neurosensory Building is the Texas Medical Center Garage 7:

  • South-east corner of John Freeman Boulevard and Fannin Street
  • Accessible parking spaces available
  • Take the Garage elevator to the 3rd floor
  • Signs direct you to the Neurosensory Building
  • Cash or credit card at the EasyPay Station when you leave

For more information about parking, including current parking rates, call 713-791-6161 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For free help in case of car trouble, call Security and Motorist Assistance at 713-795-0000.

Make an Appointment

Patients can be self-referred; you do not have to be referred by a physician.

For more information or to make an appointment call: 713-798-CARE

For an appointment with a specific doctor:

  • Victor M. Rivera, M.D. 713-798-7707
  • George J. Hutton, M.D. 713-798-8170

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