Dr. Amir Faraji is a board-certified neurosurgeon in Houston, Texas at the Houston Methodist Hospital. He received his medical and doctorate degrees from the University of Pittsburgh and undergraduate degree from the University of Florida. He completed residency and an enfolded fellowship in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery and epilepsy surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He also completed a second fellowship in peripheral nerve surgery at the Washington University in St. Louis and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Dr. Faraji specializes in epilepsy surgery, peripheral nerve surgery, and stereotactic & functional neurosurgery and is experienced in neuromodulation (deep brain stimulation), brain tumor surgery, peripheral nerve disorders, radiosurgery, and epilepsy surgery.
Finally, Dr. Faraji is also a scientist working to develop new drug delivery strategies to the brain, advance brain, spinal, and peripheral nerve regeneration, and engineer novel neural interfaces and prosthetics devices as the founder of the Clinical Innovations Laboratory at the Houston Methodist Research Institute.