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Our Mission
Surgical Monitoring Services strives to improve the outcome of surgery by providing multimodality Neurophysiological Intraoperative Monitoring, as an interventional tool for surgeons, helping to decrease the potential risks associated with procedures that jeopardize neurological structures. Additionally, Surgical Monitoring Services promotes the highest standards of clinical professionalism while engaging in superior NIOM training.

Our Vision
Surgical Monitoring Services recognizes and adheres to established guidelines for Neurophysiological Intraoperative Monitoring as established by the American Society of Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist and the American Society of Neurophysiological Monitoring in order to deliver the highest degree of patient care.

ABRET Board Certified Clinical Specialists
Our CNIM Clinical Specialists hold a Bachelor's degree or higher in the life sciences (neuroscience, biology, bio-engineering, audiology, medicine, chiropractic, nursing, etc.) and are board certified by ABRET. Our ongoing NIOM training program ensures that our Clinical Specialists stay abreast of current technology.

Accredited LAB-NIOM
The SMS Laboratory at Memorial Hermann Orthopedic Surgical Hospital is a training program, designed for the electrophysiology professional wishing to pursue a career in Intraoperative Monitoring. Surgical Monitoring Services is a stand-alone training program, offering clinical experience obtained in an accredited lab.

"We are very proud to be the 9th accredited LAB-NIOM in the nation. This accreditation demonstrates our drive to provide well trained,board certified technologists."
-Charles Popeney, DO
Interpreting Neurologist