Neurology services at Methodist Hospital Stone Oak

Our passionate and highly skilled team of neurologists, neurosurgeons, nurses and therapists at Methodist Hospital Stone Oak are committed to improving the lives of our patients by implementing the latest technological advancements and treatment programs.

While we provide advanced and comprehensive neurological and spine care, our team of physicians are most widely recognized for their expertise in skull base surgery, spinal canal exploration, robotic assisted pedicle screw insertion and spinous process fusions.

Patients from all over the world travel to Methodist Hospital Stone Oak to receive the specialized care and cutting-edge treatments of complex neurological and spine conditions. Surgeons from across the nation come to our hospital to observe and learn from our experts.

Above all else, providing you or your loved one with the highest quality of care in the safest environment possible is our top priority.

To learn more about the services we offer at Methodist Hospital Stone Oak, please call (210) 575-3555.

Neurological conditions we treat

Methodist Hospital Stone Oak offers a full spectrum of neurological services that diagnose and treat the following conditions:

  • Dementia
  • Stroke care
  • Seizures
  • Movement disorders, including Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Muscular disorders
  • Neuropathy
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Brain tumors
  • Spine tumors
  • Spinal fracture
  • Headaches

Neurological services

We are proud to offer innovative and advanced neurological and neurosurgical treatments, including:

  • Robotic-assisted spine surgery
  • Robotic-assisted pedicle screw insertion
  • Skull base surgery
  • Spinal canal exploration
  • Spinous process fusion
  • Neuronavigation tumor resection
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Minimally invasive laminectomy with decompression
  • Neuromodulation implantation
  • Alteplase (tPA)
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Radiographic imaging (MRI and CT scan)
  • Spinal tap
  • Therapy: speech, occupational and physical


We are committed to providing complete neurological care, from diagnosis to treatment and throughout recovery.

Neurological rehabilitation may be indicated for patients who require further support or recovery time following a neurological event, injury or the diagnosis of a neurological disease. Neurological rehabilitation commonly helps individuals recovering from a traumatic brain injury, neurosurgery or stroke treatment.

Through our comprehensive physical therapy and rehabilitation services at Methodist Hospital Stone Oak Rehabilitation Center, we offer the following neurological therapies:

  • Speech therapy
    • Modified barium swallow studies
    • Bedside swallow evaluations
    • Post-stroke speech and swallow evaluation and treatment
    • Communication evaluations and treatments
    • Cognitive evaluation and treatments
    • Passy Muir speaking valves training and evaluation
  • Occupational therapy
    • Neuromuscular re-education
    • Post-craniotomy occupational therapy evaluation and treatment
    • Post-ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt evaluation and treatment
    • Post-stroke occupational therapy evaluation and treatment
    • Balance assessment and activities
    • Fine motor coordination activities
    • Independent daily living skills assessment and activities
    • Cognitive assessment
  • Physical therapy
    • Lumbar pre- and post-drainage gait assessments
    • General physical therapy evaluations
    • Balance assessment and activities
    • Vestibular (inner ear) evaluation and treatments
    • Neuromuscular re-education
    • Post-craniotomy physical therapy evaluation and treatment
    • Post-stroke physical therapy evaluation and treatment
    • Post-neurosurgical spine evaluation and treatment
    • Postoperative spinal cord stimulator evaluation and treatment
    • Post ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt evaluation and treatment

Award winning care

For our commitment to excellent care, Methodist Hospital Stone Oak received the 2019 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Gold Plus as well as the Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes our dedication to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

Additionally, the Joint Commission designated Methodist Hospital Stone Oak as a Primary Stroke Center and awarded us with the Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification of Stroke Rehabilitation for the high level of stroke care we provide for our patients.

Neurological care at Methodist Healthcare

Neurological care is the practice of medicine that focuses on the treatment, function and diagnosis of diseases relating to the nerves and nervous system. Neurologists and neurosurgeons treat disorders that affect the brain or spinal cord.

Learn about Neurological care