Dr. Joey Kevin Grochmal is a dedicated neurosurgeon based in Houston, Texas. Serving as an attending physician and Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the Baylor College of Medicine, he is deeply committed to advancing healthcare through science and innovation. Dr. Grochmal's expertise lies in neurosurgery, focusing on spinal surgery. He has been recognized as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPSC), with board certification in neurosurgery. With a strong background in neuroscience and medicine, he specializes in the diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of various neurological disorders, ensuring high-quality, compassionate care for his patients.
Dr. Joey Kevin Grochmal, MD, PhD 's Videos
Education and Training
University of Alberta 0
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Assistant Professor, Neurosurgeon, Spine and Periperal Nerve Baylor College of Medicine -
- Congress of Neurosurgical Surgeons
- AANS/CNS Joint Section for Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
- Cervical Spine Research Society
- Scoliosis Research Society
- Medical College of Wisconsin Spine Surgery 2018
- Medical College of Wisconsin2018Spine Surgery
Articles and Publications
- Novel Nerve-Sparing In Situ Assembly of an Expandable Titanium Cage to Maximize Endplate Coverage After Posterior Corpectomy for Comminuted Lumbar Burst Fractures. Jason Felton, Albin A John, Shahriar
- Established and Emerging Therapies in Acute Spinal Cord Injury. Ron Gadot, David N Smith, Marc Prablek, Joey K Grochmal, Alfonso Fuentes, Alexander E Ropper> ;Neurospine. 2022 Jun 1
- Transoral digital reduction of complete anterior odontoid dislocation followed by fiducial-based navigated transcondylar screw fixation: illustrative case. Albin A John, Joey Grochmal, Jason Felton> ;
Dr. Joey Kevin Grochmal, MD, PhD 's Practice location
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Houston, TX 77030Get Direction
Get to know Neurosurgeon Dr. Joey Kevin Grochmal, who serves patients in Houston, Texas.
An exceptional neurosurgeon, Dr. Grochmal is an attending physician and Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery with the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.
Baylor College of Medicine is a health sciences university that creates knowledge and applies science and discoveries to further education, healthcare, and community service locally and globally. Its vision is to improve health through science, scholarship, and innovation.
Throughout his academic career, Dr. Grochmal received his Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience from the University of Alberta in Canada, and graduated with his medical degree from the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine in 2006. He then went on to earn his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Neuroscience from the University of Calgary in 2015, and completed his residency in neurosurgery at the same educational venue in 2017. Finally, he completed his fellowship in spine surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2018.
As a testament to his success, the doctor is board-certified in neurosurgery and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPSC).
Neurosurgery is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system. Neurosurgeons are doctors who diagnose and treat problems with the nervous system, often by performing surgery on the brain or spine. They treat strokes, tumors, cervical and lumbar disc disease, infections, and head or spinal cord injuries.
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