Dr. Houssami is a founding partner of North Georgia Neurological Clinic and has been in the practice of neurology serving Gwinnett County and North Georgia since 1985.
Following his graduation from Damascus University School of Medicine, Syria, and an externship in Strasbourg, France, Dr. Houssami completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and in Neurology at Emory University. He also served as Chief-Resident at both institutions. He was clinical assistant professor of neurology at Emory for more than 10 years, and also has served on several medical committees at Gwinnett Medical Hospital System. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and in Neurology.
Dr. Houssami takes a special pride in being a clinical adult neurologist, and enjoys the daily task of evaluating and treating new and established patients. He believes that a well-informed patient facilitates treatment decision-making, so he dedicates considerable time to educating the patient about the diagnosis and therapeutic options. A general adult neurologist, Dr. Houssami has a special interest in multiple sclerosis, headache and migraine syndromes, disorders of peripheral nerves, and challenging neurological cases.