Khoury Kamau NTINH

Welcome Catherine Kamau, APRN, DNP-BC, Epilepsy Specialist and Director of Epilepsy Services, & Chaouki Khoury, MD, Remote Pediatric Headache & Neurology Consultant!

Welcome Catherine Kamau, APRN, DNP-BC, Epilepsy Specialist and Director of Epilepsy Services, & Chaouki Khoury, MD, Remote Pediatric Headache & Neurology Consultant!

Catherine Kamau, APRN, DNP-BC, is an Epilepsy Specialist and Director of Epilepsy Services at North Texas Institute of Neurology & Headache.
Dr. Catherine Kamau has worked with and cared for neurology patients for 20 years.

Initially, she was a Registered Nurse at Medical City Dallas in Neurology and Medical ICU, and later became an Adult Health Nurse Practitioner specializing in Epilepsy. She obtained her Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree in 2019 to further advance her passion for epilepsy education. Dr. Kamau has been involved with epilepsy management on multiple levels, from diagnosis to brain surgery candidacy evaluation and outpatient management of people with intractable epilepsy. She is especially passionate about Epilepsy Wellness which is the idea of enabling patients to live full, productive lives despite the diagnosis. She guides epilepsy patients through complex issues such as pregnancy and childbearing with epilepsy, memory problems of epilepsy, mood disorders with epilepsy and overall disease management issues such how other diseases and medications affect one’s epilepsy medications. Dr. Kamau is also an advocate for advancing community awareness of epilepsy through the Epilepsy Foundation. She volunteers as a speaker for the Epilepsy Foundation Programs and administers some of their self-management programs in her spare time. Fluent in Swahili, Dr. Kamau also participates in raising awareness, teaching, and improving treatments for epilepsy in Nairobi, Kenya through a non-profit ministry.

Chaouki Khoury, MD, brings over a decade of experience in neurology and headache medicine to North Texas Institute of Neurology & Headache (NTINH) in his role as a remote Pediatric Headache & Neurology Consultant. Through the miracle of telehealth services, NTINH can now facilitate pediatric patients. Dr. Khoury is able to see pediatric patients in the Frisco / Plano / Dallas–Fort Worth area remotely via telehealth services, utilizing NTINH’s facilities for any needed services. If interested, please contact our office for more information.

Dr. Khoury began his professional education at The American University of Beirut in Beirut, Lebanon. He graduated summa cum laude, then completed a combined Master’s in Neuroscience and earned his Doctor of Medicine degree. Following graduation, Dr. Khoury relocated to the United States and completed a neurology residency at The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City. After finishing his residency, Dr. Khoury moved to Texas and participated in a fellowship in child neurology at Texas Children’s Hospital / Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. After completing his fellowship, Dr. Khoury returned to Oklahoma and was the residency program director. He then moved to Texas and served as the medical students’ neurology clerkship director, headache fellowship director and director of the comprehensive headache institute at Baylor, before joining Texas Neurology and serving as the associate director of their Comprehensive Headache Institute in Dallas. While working at Texas Neurology, Dr. Khoury focused on clinical research and advanced therapies for the treatment of patients with acute and chronic headaches. At present, Dr. Khoury is based at PANDA Neurology & Atlanta Headache Specialists, serving patients in and around the metro Atlanta area. He is also serving pediatric headache and neurology patients in the Frisco / Plano / Dallas–Fort Worth area via telehealth services, utilizing NTINH’s facilities. Dr. Khoury is board certified and provides headache and neurological care for pediatric patients. He welcomes any child in need of specialty headache care or comprehensive neurological care to contact North Texas Institute of Neurology & Headache to learn more about setting up a telehealth appointment.

We look forward to our ability to provide additional services to Headache and Neurology patients in the DFW area with Dr. Kamau and Dr. Khoury adding their expertise to the NTINH team!