Staff Physician, Neurologist - Neurosurgery, McGovern Medical School

Staff Physician
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
240000G9 Requisition #

UTHealth Houston, a leading academic health center, is seeking a full-time Neurologist focused on the highest level of patient care to join our neurology community program within the Department of Neurosurgery. This position will provide outpatient service at our clinic at the Memorial City campus, where other UTHealth Houston neurosurgeons, neurologists, and pain specialists practice.


Position Key Accountabilities:


Responsibilities will include:


  1. Diagnosing and managing a range of neurological conditions by:

      •       Accessing patient's medical history and performing routine examinations.
      •       Understanding patients' health conditions.
      •       Setting diagnoses and offering treatments and appropriate health advice based on evidence-based medicine.


  1. Collaborating with interdisciplinary teams and support staff to provide comprehensive and optimal patient care.


·    Graduate of an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited neurology residency     program.

·    Board-certified or board-eligible in Neurology.

·    Texas medical license (or eligible for licensure).

·    Subspecialty Interest: Training and/or expertise in Neurophysiology/Neuromuscular diseases is desirable but not necessary.


Please send your CV with a statement outlining clinical interests to the contact below: 

Patricia Birkmeyer

Director of Management Operations IV

6431 Fannin Street, MSB 4.020

Houston, TX 77030

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealth Houston has adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.
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Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.

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