Stanley H. AppelChair, Director | Houston, Texas
Stanley H. Appel, MD is director of Houston Methodist Neurological Institute, chair of the Department of Neurology and the Peggy and Gary Edwards Distinguished Chair in ALS at Houston Methodist Hospital. He also is professor of neurology at Weill Cornell Medical College.
An internationally renowned researcher and neurologist, Dr. Appel is dedicated to the treatment of patients with ALS and is one of the nation's foremost experts on the disease. He has spent more than 40 years devoted to understanding the human brain. Dr. Appel is creator and director of what is now the Houston Methodist Neurological Institute's MDA/ALS Research and Clinical Center in Houston.