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Dr Britz leads an acclaimed team of neurosurgeons and affiliated professionals and is recognized as one of the nation's foremost cerebrovascular, skull base and brain tumor surgeons. Britz obtained his medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa in 1987. Dr. Britz then completed his fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore in June 1993. This was then followed specialty training in Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington in Seattle from July 1993 – June 2002. During July 1998 – June 1999 he spent a year at Atkinson Morley`s Hospital, St George`s Medical School, The University of London as a Registrar and Senior Registrar in Neurological Surgery. In addition Dr. Britz obtained his Masters in Public Health with an emphasis on Epidemiology from the University of Washington in 2003. Dr. Britz also underwent further specialty training at the University of Washington in Seattle in Cerebrovascular Surgery and Interventional Neuroradiology which he completed in January of 2003. Dr. Britz then served on faculty at the University of Washington from January 2003 to December 2007 at which time he relocated to lead the Cerebrovascular Center at Duke University Medical Center. In 2013 he was recruited to lead the Department of Neurosurgery at Houston Methodist where he currently practices. He also received a MBA from George Washington University in 2015.
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