Positions

Associate Professor
Neurosurgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US
Faculty Senator
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States

Education

MD from Baylor College of Medicine
Internship at Baylor College of Medicine
General Surgery
Residency at Baylor College of Medicine
Neurosurgery
Fellowship at Oregon Health Science University Medical School Affiliate Hospitals

Professional Interests

  • Functional neurosurgery and surgical management of pain
  • Neuroablative techniques for cancer pain management
  • Neuromodulation for chronic pain
  • Deep brain stimulation and motor cortex stimulation

Professional Statement

As a physician who is fellowship trained in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, my clinical practice focuses on deep brain stimulation, trigeminal neuralgia, cancer pain, and chronic pain. My research interests include local field potential analysis to optimize deep brain stimulator implantation, and determining the spinal mechanisms which underlie pain transmission.