Physicians & Staff

Sami Aboumatar, M.D.

Dr. Sami Aboumatar is a Board Certified Neurologist and epileptologist. He is a leader in clinical epilepsy. He started the comprehensive epilepsy program in Austin at North Austin Medical Center. Dr. Aboumatar started Austin Epilepsy Care Center in December 2003.

Dr. Sami Aboumatar graduated from the American University of Beirut. He completed Residency at the University of Cincinnati. He Received the teaching award for the Medical Center at University of Cincinnati and served as the Chief Resident. He completed the epilepsy Fellowship at New York University, NYU.


He published in major medical journals, presented at national neurological conferences, and many local medical meetings. He has been visiting speaker to multiple medical facilities. He is a member in the American Epilepsy Society, AES; American Academy of Neurology, AAN; and the Texas Neurological Society.

Richard Stovall, M.D.

Dr. Richard Stovall is a 1997 graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He completed his internship in General Surgery and residency in Neurological Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and Parkland Hospital in Dallas. Dr. Stovall received his Bachelor's Degree (Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa) from the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Stovall's office is located at 2217 Park Bend Dr. Ste. 400, Austin, Texas 78758 Phone: 512-730-0000.

Dr. Stovall has over 15 years of experience in the surgical treatment of epilepsy and welcomes the joys and challenges that come with this highly specialized area of neurological surgery. He works in close collaboration with the physicians at Austin Epilepsy Care Center and believes that the many wonderful success stories they have achieved is a reflection of this "team of experts" approach to patient care.


Victor Gonzalez Montoya M.D. FAES

Dr. Victor Gonzalez Montoya is a board certified neurologist and a board certified epileptologist. He graduated with honors from the School of Medicine at Autonomous University of Guadalajara. Dr. Montoya completed his internship at New York Medical College. He then completed his Neurology residency and fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University where he served as medical director for the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit and Neurophysiology. He was the program director for the Epilepsy Fellowship and the interim chair of the Epilepsy Division at VCU prior to joining Austin Epilepsy Care Center in February 2022.

His professional interests include electroencephalography, epilepsy surgery, intracranial monitoring, and neurostimulation. Dr. Montoya received many educational awards from the Virginia Commonwealth University including the A.B. Baker Teaching Recognition Award by the American Academy of Neurology. He is honored to be a guest speaker at various professional meetings and serves on different professional committees.

As a strong believer of the unique privilege to practice medicine with a compassionate and humanistic view, Dr. Montoya strives to improve the care of patients with epilepsy.

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