NeuroSurgery Center


“Where surgical judgement is state of the art.”

Citizens NeuroSurgery Center is committed to personal and exceptional neurological care.

As a comprehensive medical center, Citizens provides neurological patients with complete care concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of neurological, back and spine disorders and injuries, including:

  • Stroke
  • Tumor
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Head and Neck Disorders
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Back Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Syringomyelia
  • Head Trauma


As an award-winning certified primary stroke center, Citizens is equipped to identify and treat stroke patients. Our team of physicians and medical professionals intervenes quickly and helps stop the progression of stroke damage.

Read more about Citizens Primary Stroke Center

Dr. Leon Gilner

A board-certified neurosurgeon, Leon I. Gilner, M.D., F.A.A.N.S., F.A.C.S. is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, a Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has more than 36 years of experience in the treatment of surgical disorders of the brain and spine and accepts patients by physician referral.

2705 Hospital Dr Building B Suite 402
Phone: (361) 578-1877
Fax: (361) 578-0041

Ask your doctor for a referral to Dr. Leon Gilner at Citizens Medical Center.