Howard L. Weiner, MD, FAANS
Dr. Weiner is chief of neurosurgery and the George A. Peterkin Jr. endowed chair at Texas Children’s Hospital, where he leads a team of six pediatric neurosurgeons and is professor and vice chair of neurosurgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Prior to this, he was professor of neurosurgery at NYU Langone Medical Center, where he worked for 27 years. He received his MD from Cornell University Medical College, graduating with the highest academic standing. He completed neurosurgery residency and pediatric neurosurgery fellowship at NYU, and was the AANS Van Wagenen Fellow in the lab of Nicole Le Douarin, PhD, in Paris. Dr. Weiner interests are in pediatric epilepsy and brain tumor surgery, and he is considered an expert in the treatment of tuberous sclerosis complex. Among his many roles, he completed a term on the Executive Council of the American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons and serves as an examiner for the American Board of Neurological Surgeons.