Below is a list of the top and leading Neurologists in Houston. To help you find the best neurologist located near you in Houston, our team at Kev’s Best put together our own list based on this rating points list.
The top rated Neurologists in Houston are:
- David Doan – CNS of Houston
- Jontel D. Pierce – MIND Neurology Clinic
- Igor Cherches – The Neurology Center
- Allen Chu – Houston Neurology & Sleep
- Brian Loftus – Bellaire Neurology
CNS of Houston
Dr. Doan specializes in Pediatric Neurology and Vascular Neurology. He grew up in Sugar Land, Texas where he always showed interest in science and was active in sports. He attended the University of St. Thomas in Houston where he was honored with the Assured Acceptance Program with the University of Texas Medical School at Houston (UT Houston/McGovern Medical School) during Sophomore year of college, which culminated with acceptance into medical school there. He graduated college Summa cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry while having a triple minor in Biology, Math and Theology.
He graduated from UT Houston/McGovern Medical School in 2008 where he had interest in Pediatrics and Neurology prompting him to pursue Child Neurology Residency after graduation.
Dr. Doan completed Child Neurology Residency in 2013 and served as Chief Resident in Spring 2013 at UT Houston. He continued training with a Fellowship in Vascular Neurology from 2013-2015 at UT Houston. During that time he was involved with numerous clinical trials- including the use of thrombolysis in Pediatric Stroke and several stem cell trials. As part of the Stroke Team, he participated in Telemedicine services and was part of the team that launched the first Mobile Stroke Unit in the country. Dr. Doan is on staff at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital.
Stroke – Neonatal, Pediatric, Adult; Movement Disorders; Epilepsy; Concussions; ADHD; Developmental Delay; Autism Spectrum Disorders; Cerebral Palsy; Neuromuscular Disorders; Dysautonomia; Tourette Syndrome; Traumatic Brain Injury
“Been thru different Neurologists and he’s the first one that made me feel comfortable and hopeful for my twins!!” – Giselle Gonzalez
“Dr Doan has changed my son’s life with the medical help he’s provided. We are incredibly thankful to him for this! Dr Doan is very thorough in his approach and never rushes you while you are in an appointment. Our family feels very blessed to have been given a referral to this particular doctor!” – Mindy Gerber Alexander
MIND Neurology Clinic
Dr. Jontel Pierce is a board-certified neurologist who specializes in the treatment of various neurological disorders. She listens closely to her patients and aims to create personalized treatment plans catering to every individual’s specific needs. Dr. Pierce has years of experience treating a variety of neurological disorders. She has special interest and expertise in the treatment of headache disorders and concussion.
Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine
Neurology Residency: Saint Louis University
Memberships: American Academy of Neurology, Houston Medical Forum, American Headache Society.
Hospital Privileges: Memorial Hermann Sugar Land, St. Luke’s Sugar Land, North Cypress Medical Center, Pearland Medical Center.
Migraines and other headaches; Epilepsy and Pseudoseizures; Insomnia; Dementia and Memory Loss; Parkinson’s Disease; Multiple Sclerosis; Concussion; Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; Back Pain; Botox Treatment
“Dr. Jontel Pierce she is a wonderful Doctor that cares about her patients health. She is a blessing to me because I been looking for a Neurology Doctor that is great and know what they are doing. I been in pain for a year, but when I found her she took me out of pain and all I can say is she is awesome and God gave her a wonderful talented and I Thank You Dr. Pierce.” – Marie King
“I would highly recommend Dr. Pierce. She is very professional and has an excellent bedside manner. She is also very prompt in answering messages. She is an excellent doctor!” – Yvonne Bly
The Neurology Center
Dr. Cherches is passionate about Neurology and working closely with his patients across the Houston-area to help them achieve their optimal health. Dr. Cherches went to Rice University in Houston, TX, and completed his doctoral residency training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. Additionally, Dr. Cherches specializes in General Adult Neurology and innovative Neuromuscular disorders care.
Radiculopathy, Peripheral Neuropathy, Compressive Mononeuropathies, EMG Testing, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Migraine Treatments, Headache Treatment
“I brought my grandmother to see Dr. Lovitt. He was phenomenal! He was kind and courteous as well as being extremely knowledgeable and thorough. He made sure to break everything down so that we could understand, and was so patient in answering every single one of our questions. I would highly recommend him.” – Kara Anderson
“Awesome, they got me in the same day when I needed it to get surgery done. Exceptional service and friendly doctors. In and out within 30 minutes!! Will go back if ever needed for future exams.” – L B
Houston Neurology & Sleep
EMG & Neuromuscular Medicine, Sleep Medicine
“Dr Chu is highly respected and recommended by his peers. Dr Chu was fast, friendly and expertly diagnosed my condition. Dr Chu was able to tell me my prognosis which gave me hope for recovery. Thank you Dr. Chu and his friendly and professional staff.” – Sean Arnett
“Dr Chu and e tire staff were great. Answered all my questions and explained each step of my treatment in terms I could understand.” – Penny Petree
Brian D. Loftus, M.D. received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Rice University in 1984 and M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine in 1990. Dr. Loftus also completed his internship and residency at Baylor College of Medicine. Prior to attending medical school Dr. Loftus worked for Setpoint Inc. (now Aspen Technology) as a consulting computer process control engineer.
Dr. Loftus is Board Certified in Headache Medicine as well as Neurology. In private practice since 1994, Dr. Loftus’ practice has gotten busier and he has decided to concentrate his practice in areas that he can make a particular difference compared to other neurologist. Therefore, Dr. Loftus has chosen to focus his neurology practice on headaches, multiple sclerosis, and hyperhidrosis. In the spring of 2006, Dr. Loftus relocated his practice from the Texas Medical Center to Bellaire, just 5 miles west. He has been named a Texas Monthly “Super Doctor” and an H Texas magazine “Top Doctor” multiple times.
Headaches, Seizures, Multiple Sclerosis, Neuropathic Pain
“I cannot speak highly enough of Dr. Loftus and his practice. He spends so much time discussing concerns and symptoms and has an incredible bedside manner. He has a calming way of explaining things (even when you’re there for something that you’re super anxious about) and a good sense of humor, but most importantly – he is incredibly knowledgeable. I’ve never felt in better hands with a doctor and would recommend him very highly to anyone needing a neurologist.” – Sara Beckmann
“I’ve been seeing Dr Loftus for 5 years ago. I saw other neurologists, but he was the first to correctly diagnose and treat me. He takes the time to listen and understand his patients. He really cares. I was really sick when I first started seeing him and he never gave up on me. He’s given me my life back.” – Cyndy Florry
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