Ashwin Viswanathan, M.D.

Associate Professor
Baylor College of Medicine

Ashwin Viswanathan, M.D. Photo

Positions

Associate Professor
Neurosurgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX US

Faculty Senator
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas United States

Director of Functional Neurosurgery
Baylor College of Medicine

Medical Director
Neurosurgery
Baylor College of Medicine

Addresses

Baylor St. Luke's McNair Campus (Clinic)
7200 Cambridge, 9th Floor
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-4696
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Baylor St. Luke's McNair Campus (Office)
7200 Cambridge, 9th Floor
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-4696
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Education

  • MD from Baylor College of Medicine
    01/2003 - Houston, Texas United States
  • Internship at Baylor College of Medicine
    01/2004 - Houston, Texas United States

    General Surgery

  • Residency at Baylor College of Medicine
    01/2009 - Houston, Texas United States

    Neurosurgery

  • Fellowship at Oregon Health Science University Medical School Affiliate Hospitals
    01/2010 - Portland, Oregon United States

Language

  • English

Gender

  • Male

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.

Professional Interests

  • Neuroablative techniques for cancer pain management

  • Neuromodulation for chronic pain

  • Deep brain stimulation

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

Professional Specialties

  • Neurosurgery