The neurosurgery team at Baylor Medicine has long been a pioneer in functional neurosurgery, using targeted therapies to improve quality of life. Baylor is a national leader in deep brain stimulation (DBS), a surgical procedure used to treat a variety of movement disorders. Dr. Viswanathan was the first surgeon in Texas to perform image-guided DBS, and “asleep” DBS. In addition to DBS, our neurosurgeons are experts in utilizing advanced state-of-the-art neurosurgical treatment for patients with disabling neurological movement disorders, neuropsychiatric disorders and pain conditions.
Baylor Medicine our neurosurgeons have been offering and managing DBS therapy for patients with a variety of movement disorders since the 1990s. Additionally, our team is one of the few in the country with extensive experience in treating patients with severe psychiatric disorders.
Dr. Sheth specializes in the treatment of patients with movement disorders, epilepsy, brain tumors, tremor and psychiatric disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and depression. He has extensive experience in neurosurgical procedures such as deep brain stimulation (DBS), epilepsy surgery, and brain tumor resection.
Dr. Viswanathan is one of the few neurosurgeons in the nation with special expertise to treat cancer pain and also specializes in deep brain stimulation. He has a vast experience with complex surgeries for uncontrollable pain, including minimally invasive cordotomy surgery.
Ashwin Viswanathan, M.D.
Dr. Viswanathan, neurosurgeon, specializes in deep brain stimulation, trigeminal neuralgia, cancer pain, and chronic pain.