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Dr. Ian Butler, MD

Pediatric Neurology

Neuroscience Services

Dr. Ian Butler earned his medical degree from the University of Adelaide, Australia. He completed a residency at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, and a fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Board certified in psychiatry and neurology, Dr. Butler is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP). ...

Dr. Ian Butler earned his medical degree from the University of Adelaide, Australia. He completed a residency at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, and a fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

Board certified in psychiatry and neurology, Dr. Butler is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP). His primary clinical interests are movement disorders, neuromuscular disorders and dysautonomia. He treats patients from birth to 25 years of age.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Butler serves as director of the division of Child and Adolescent Neurology and is a professor in the departments of Pediatrics, Neurology and Neurobiology/ Anatomy at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, where he is the Distinguished Chair in West Syndrome Research. He is a staff neurology consultant at the Shriners Hospital for Children in Houston. He is widely published and has been invited to lecture and participate in symposia at regional, national and international medical conferences.

Dr. Butler is also a member of the Tourette Syndrome Association of Greater Houston’s Medical Advisory Board and serves on the editorial boards of several professional journals. He has been listed repeatedly by Woodward and White as one of The Best Doctors in America, most recently in 2015. He is among the 2016 recipients of The University of Texas System Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards, presented annually in recognition of faculty at the eight academic and six health institutions that comprise the UT System. The award is the highest honor bestowed by the Board of Regents.

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Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Neuroscience Services
Medical Education

University of Adelaide 1965

Languages Spoken
  • English
Fellowship

Johns Hopkins University - Dept of Pediatrics 1973

Affiliated Centers
  • Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

University of Wales College of Medicine 1971

PCP Number

100000023952

Clinical Interests
  • Chiari Malformation Repair (CMR)
  • Movement Disorders
  • Pediatric Neurology
Cities Served

Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City, Pasadena

Zip Codes Served

77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007, 77008, 77009, 77010, ...

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health Workers Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana Most Benefit Plans
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Workers Comp
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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