Faculty Profile

Bio - Rudy Briner, MD

  • Rudy P. Briner, MD, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery with over 30 years of experience as a neurosurgeon.

    Dr. Briner earned both his Master of Science in Biochemistry (1978) and his Doctor of Medicine (1982) at UTMB. He remained at UTMB to complete his general surgery internship and neurosurgery residency from 1982-1988.

    Upon completing his resident training, Dr. Briner went into private practice for several decades in the Bryan-College Station, Texas, area. During his career in private practice, Dr. Briner worked at various practices, including the Spinal and Neurological Surgery Associates (1995-2005) and the St. Joseph Physician Associates (2005-2016). He is a founding member of the Texas Brain & Spine Institute that opened in 2006 and is currently owner of Harvey Neurosurgery (since 2009) and partner at Clinical Neuroscience Services (since 2011). Dr. Briner joined UTMB in 2018.

    Dr. Briner is a member of several regional, state, and national professional medical organizations, including the American Association of Neurological Surgery, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Medical Association.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    MD, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 1982


    Neurosurgery, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 1983


    Neurosurgery, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 1988


    American Board of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Surgery