Imran Fayaz, MD, Neurosurgery, Conroe, TX, HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe

ImranFayazMDMSc FRCSC FACS

Neurosurgery Conroe, TX

Brain & Spinal Tumor, Neurosurgical Spine Surgery, Neurotrauma

Neurosurgeon

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Summary

  • Dr. Fayaz is an experienced, double board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in relieving back and neck pain through surgical treatments of herniated discs, spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, spinal deformities, trauma and infections, spinal tumors and other spine conditions. He also specializes in the surgical treatment of brain tumors, bleeding and trauma. Dr. Fayaz established The Brain and Spine Institute of North Houston located on the HCA Conroe Medical Center campus.

    Dr. Imran Fayaz performs surgery on the nervous system. His focus is on the diagnosis, surgical treatment and recommendations for nonsurgical treatment and rehabilitation for disorders of the brain, spinal cord, spinal column and peripheral nerves. He is fellowship-trained and board-certified in neurological surgery in the United States and Canada.

    Dr. Fayaz established The Brain & Spine Institute of North Houston in 2009 and has provided neurological surgical care for thousands of patients. His practice covers all aspects of general neurosurgery and spine surgery and serves the North Houston area communities of The Woodlands, Conroe, Tomball, Spring, Willowbrook and Kingwood; however, Dr. Fayaz sees patients seeking relief from all over the country.

    Education

    Dr. Fayaz completed his undergraduate education at University College and obtained his medical degree with honors from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. He went on to complete residency training at the renowned University of Toronto Neurosurgical Training Program, including training in Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada.

    During his residency, Dr. Fayaz completed research training in the Surgical Scientist Program, obtaining a Master of Science degree from the University of Toronto.
  • Dr. Fayaz Introduction Video

    A brief video about The Brain & Spine Institute of North Houston and Dr. Imran Fayaz.

Education & Training

  • St. Michael’s Hospital, University of TorontoClinical Fellow, Neurosurgery, 1999 - 1999
  • University of Toronto
    University of TorontoResidency, Neurosurgery, 1991 - 1998
  • University of Toronto
    University of TorontoResearch Fellow, Neuroscience, 1993 - 1995
  • Wellesley Hospital, University of TorontoInternship, 1990 - 1991
  • University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
    University of Toronto Faculty of MedicineClass of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2005 - 2022
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1999 - 2022
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Community Service Award 2001
  • Humanitarian Award Hospital for Sick Children, 1998
  • Fellowship Network of Centers of Excellence of Canada Neural Regeneration and Functional Recovery, 1994, 1995
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Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • Voltage-Sensitive Calcium Channels Mediate Calcium Entry Into Cultured Mammalian Sympathetic Neurons Following Neurite Transection.  
    Sattler R, Tymianski M, Fayaz I, Hafner M, and Tator CH, Brain Research
  • Modeling Axonal Injury In Vitro: Injury and Regeneration Following Acute Neuritic Trauma.  
    Fayaz I and Tator CH, Journal of Neuroscience Methods
  • Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma.  
    Fayaz I, Gentili F, and Mackenzie IRA, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Management of Cervical Instability with Lateral Mass Plates: Early Results in a Prospective Series of 18 Patients.
    Fayaz I and Fehlings MG, Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences
  • Assessing Traumatic Injury to Axons in an In Vitro Cell Culture System: Preliminary Results.
    Fayaz I and Tator CH, Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences
  • Delineating the Nature of Traumatic Axonal Injury in an In Vitro Cell Culture System: Preliminary Findings.
    Fayaz I and Tator CH, Journal of Neurotrauma
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Lectures

  • Neuroscience Forum. 
    Mercy Hospital Bakersfield, California, 1999, 2000
  • Spinal Neuro-Ortho Surgical Forum. 
    Mercy Hospital Bakersfield, California, 2000
  • What You Need to Know About Prevention and Treatment. 
    Women’s Health Conference Bakersfield, California
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