Healthcare: Neurosurgery

Pituitary Center

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Pituitary Disorders

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The pituitary gland lies at the base of the skull, between the brain and the paranasal sinuses. From this location, it serves a critical link between the brain and the body. It is the master controller for many of the hormones that profoundly influence our well being.

The Pituitary Center at Baylor Medicine treats a wide variety of conditions affecting the pituitary gland, including:

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The Pituitary Partner Program at Baylor Medicine pairs new patients with former patients whose conditions and therapies are similar. There is no cost to participate in the program. It is simply our way of making sure patients feel assured, informed and supported throughout the entire experience.

Consent forms are signed by all participants before any contact information is shared. Once a match is made, the volunteer will be notified of a new patient's interest. We then share contact information with both individuals and communication is arranged by the participants.

To participate, please email pituitarycenter@bcm.edu.

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Christine Cramer

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In this short video patient testimonial, Christine Cramer talks about her experience with the Pituitary Center at Baylor Medicine.

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Jennifer Sargent

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In this short video patient testimonial, Jennifer Sargent talks about her experience with the Pituitary Center at Baylor Medicine.

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Lorne Montgomery: The Brainpower to Give a Pilot Back His Wings

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Lorne Montgomery began flying when he was 17 years old. In his early 30s, he began working for commercial airlines. As he neared 50, his vision began declining and he was subsequently diagnosed with a brain tumor. Read his story of survival.

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Meet Our Team

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Our multidisciplinary team includes specialists in neurosurgery, endocrinology, otolaryngology, neuro-ophthalmology and radiation oncology. Learn more about our specialists.

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For Pituitary Patients

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Pituitary patient information as well as general patient forms and information including insurance, pay online, billing, hotel/motel guide, customer service, privacy practices (HIPAA) and more.