Lee V. Ansell, M.D., P.A.
Lee Ansell earned a B.A. from the University of Texas in Austin before graduating from the University of Texas Health Science Center’s Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. His internship was completed at the Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center on Lackland Air Force Base and his neurosurgery residency was completed at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Ansell is licensed to practice in Texas and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery.
Dr. Ansell was awarded numerous honors during his distinguished military career including a Bronze Star, an Air Force Commendation Medal and two Meritorious Service Medals.
His current offices and appointments consist of serving: on the Neurological Society of American’s Audit and Finance Committee; as an alternate representative on the Joint Committee of State Neurosurgical Societies, AANS and CNS; as a consultant in spinal surgery with the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. He is a past president of the Southern Neurosurgical Society and the Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Ansell is currently the Medical Director of Foundation Surgical Hospital.
Dr. Ansell’s professional memberships include the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Neurological Society of America, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the Southern Neurosurgical Society, the Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the Texas Medical Association, the Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, the Harris County Medical Society, the Houston Neurological Society and the North American Spine Society.
Dr. Ansell specializes in surgery of the spine. While he performs all forms of spinal surgery, he is especially experienced in complex surgery for degenerative spinal problems. He is often referred complex cases by other neurosurgeons, and many of his patients are other doctors.
Dr. Ansell also specializes in the rare condition of Pudendal Nerve Entrapment. This is a severely debilitating condition, and Dr. Ansell is one of very few surgeons in North America who treats this condition.
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