Adult Neurosurgical Clinical Faculty

Daniel Yoshor, M.D.

Professor and Chair, Marc J. Shapiro Endowed Chair

Phone

  • (713) 798-4696

Epilepsy surgery; Brain tumors in eloquent locations; Pituitary surgery; Endoscopic skull base surgery

Gareth John Adams, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (936) 266-2458

Minimally invasive spinal surgery; Complex spine surgery

Alfonso Fuentes, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Shankar Prakash Gopinath, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 873-2794

Neurosurgical critical care and neurotrauma

Jeremiah Johnson, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (936) 266-2458

Brain Aneurysms; Moyamoya Disease; Carotid Endarterectomy; Dural Arterial Venous Fistulas (DAVFs) of the Brain and Spine…

Peter Tze Man Kan, M.D., M.P.H., FAANS, FRCS(C)

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4696

Akash J. Patel, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4696

Open and endoscopic surgery for malignant and benign brain tumors; Skull base primary and metastatic brain tumors…

Michael Raber, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Complex Spine surgery, minimally invasive surgery for adult degenerative and traumatic spine conditions

Claudia Sue Robertson, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 873-2794

Cerebral vascular flow; Brain injury; Imaging and biomarkers; Neurosurgical critical care and neurotrauma

Alexander Ropper, M.D.

Assistant Professor and Director of Spinal Neurosurgery

Phone

  • (713) 798-4696

Minimally invasive spine surgery; Complex spine surgery; Adult spinal deformity; Scoliosis surgery; Artificial disc replacement; Spine tumor surgery…

Ashwin Viswanathan, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4696

Functional neurosurgery and surgical management of pain; Neuroablative techniques for cancer pain management; Neuromodulation for chronic pain…