Monica V. Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Clinical Interests:
- NeuroRehabilitation, Brain Injury, Stroke, NeuroTrauma , Polytrauma, Spasticity Management (medical and interventional), Multiple Sclerosis, Electromyography
- Board Certification:
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Brain Injury Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine, 2005
Baylor College of Medicine, 2009
Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez is a Physician and Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Dr. Verduzco-Gutierrez also serves as Co-Medical Director of the TIRR Outpatient and Specialty Clinic.
Dr. Verduzco-Gutierrez’s cares for patients recovering from traumatic brain injury, stroke and neurotrauma. She is a specialist in management of patients with spasticity of cerebral or spinal origin and is able to assess, diagnose and treat interventionally if necessary. She also does neurotrauma consults at a level one trauma center. She is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Association of Academic Physiatrists. Dr. Verduzco-Gutierrez is also involved as a leader in hospital and medical school committees. She teaches PM&R resident physicians and medical students, and has won teaching awards and awards for clinical excellence.
While she is not caring for her patients, she is a devoted mother and wife, and enjoys exercise and distance running. She is also involved in volunteering with the poor through her church and volunteering for a free rehabilitation clinic.