Leonard Hershkowitz, M.D. joined Houston Neurology Associates in 1980. He attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan and completed his internship at the Methodist Hospital in Houston, TX. He completed his residency in Neurology at Albert Einstein College in New York, where he was selected to be Chief Resident in his last year. He completed a Fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, FL. He was Assistant Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology at the University of Texas Health Science Center. He is Board Certified in Neurology. He is a member of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmological Society, Harris County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association, Houston Neurological Society, Texas Neurological Society, a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians. He also presently holds the positions of Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and Clinical Professor of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Shahin Shirzadi, born in Pittsburgh, PA, attended the University of Houston after completing high school in Houston. He then went on to earn his doctorate degree from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX. Subsequently, he completed his internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston before going on to complete his residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, TX. He, in his third year of residency, was awarded the honorable Frank Yatsu Award. He went on to be chosen chief resident his final year. In 2000, Dr. Shirzadi completed his fellowship in Neurophysiology. He became Board Certified in Neurology in 2000. His interests include but are not limited to headaches, seizure disorders, neuromuscular disorders, stroke, neck and back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, and movement disorders (ie.,Parkinson’s Disease). Further, he frequently gives lectures regarding migraine headaches, neuropathic pain, and Alzheimer’s disease. He is a member of the following organizations: American Academy of Neurology, Harris County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association, American Medical Association, and the Texas Neurological Society.