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William Irr Curriculum Vitae

Present Position

Neurologist-Neurology Consultants of Houston, P.A. (Partner)


Neurology Consultants of Houston, P.A.

6700 W Loop South, Suite 400
Bellaire, TX 77401
Telephone (832) 365-1546
Fax (713) 795-5426


Doctor of Medicine
West Virginia University School of Medicine
August 1987-May 1991: Class Rank: Upper One-Third

Postgraduate Training

Allegheny General Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA, July 1991-June 1992

Neurology Residency
The University of Texas Medical School
Houston, Texas, July 1992-June 1995

EMG/Neuromuscular Fellowship
The University of Texas Medical School
Houston, Texas July 1995-June 1996

Board Certification

10/99-American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
12/09-American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Hospital Appointments

St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
Houston, Texas
Active 1996-present



Honors and Awards

Chief Resident, 1994-1995
Department of Neurology
The University of Texas Medical School

Outstanding Resident Clinical Teaching Award
Department of Neurology
Senior Class (1995)

Texas Super Doctors – 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Doctors’ Choice 2009 (Neurology) – 362 of Houston’s Best Physicians – Voted by peers – Health & Fitness Sports Magazine

Voted the Most Compassionate Doc 2012 (People’s Award)

Professional Organizations

Texas Neurological Society
American Academy of Neurology
Houston Neurological Association
Texas Medical Association
Harris County Medical Society

Research Experience

National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health
Morgantown, West Virginia, 1986-1987


1. Vallyathan, V., Dalal, N.S., Irr, W. Generation of Free Radicals from Freshly Fractured Silica Dust: Potential Role in Acute Silica-induced Lung Injury. American Review of Respiratory Diseases, 1988 Nov: 138 (5): 1213-9. Honorable Mention-Alice Hamilton Science Award-Centers for Disease Control.

2. Vallyathan, V., Dalal, N.S., Irr, W. Silicon-Oxygen Radicals and Their Roles in Acute Silicosis. American Review of Respiratory Diseases: 1988 (Abstract).

3. Vallyathan, V., Dalal, N.S., Irr, W. Role of Reactive Oxygen Radicals in Silica Cytotoxicity. 4th International Congress on Oxygen Free Radicals, 1987 (Abstract).

Professional and personal references upon request