Dr. Grant Booher smiling for his staff photo.

Department

Neurosurgery

Grant Booher, M.D.

Graduated 2019

Personal Statement:

Dr. Grant Booher received his M.D. from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and Bachelor of Science degrees in neurobiology and psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. During medical school, he was elected president of the Arnold P. Govern Gold Humanism Honor Society for exceptional and compassionate clinical care. His clinical interests include minimally invasive spine surgery. His current lab work involves the use of Connexin 43 blocking antibody to improve functional recovery following spinal cord injury in a mouse model. Through his research, Dr. Booher hopes to improve the therapies used to treat patients with spinal cord injuries.


Education

UT Health Science Center San Antonio
Internship/Residency, Department of Neurosurgery (July 2012 – Present)
M.D. – University of Texas Medical Branch (2008-2012)
B.S. – University of Texas at Austin, Neurobiology; Psychology (2003-2007)

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Arnold P. Govern Gold Humanism Honor Society (elected 2011)
  • Dr. F. Parker Gregg Scholarship (2010)
  • Alpha Phi Sigma premedical honor society (elected 2004)

Affiliations

  • American Medical Association (2012 – present)
  • Texas Medical Association (2012 – present)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (2012 – present)
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (2012 – present)
  • Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons (2012 – present)
  • Bexar County Medical Society (2009 – present)
  • Theta Kappa Psi Medical Fraternity (2008 – 2012)