Meet the Doctors of Houston Area Pediatric Neurology

Prof-Melissa-Jones

About Melissa S. Jones, MD

Dr. Melissa Jones was born and raised in Houston, Texas and graduated from Stratford High School. After earning a B.S. from Northwestern University in Chicago, she returned to Houston to attend Baylor College of Medicine for medical school, pediatrics residency and pediatric neurology residency. Being trained at both Texas Children's Hospital as well as in the Harris County Hospital District, Dr. Jones is well prepared for both the simple and more complex neurological disorders. Dr. Jones treats a broad range of neurological conditions including headache, seizures, epilepsy, autism, ADHD, tics, developmental delay and concussion. She graduated from Pediatric Neurology training in 2011 and has been practicing in Houston and the surrounding area since. As a native Houstonian, she is proud to be able to provide quality, comprehensive neurological care to the children in her hometown community.

Dr. Jones is Board Certified in Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology.

Married with two children, Dr. Jones enjoys spending her leisure time traveling, dancing, and engaging in family-friendly adventures.

Professional Memberships:

  • Child Neurology Society
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Texas Neurological Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association
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About Monica Proud, MD

Dr. Proud grew up in South Florida and received her undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University. She attended medical school in Washington, D.C. at Georgetown University School of Medicine. After medical school, she completed her residencies in Pediatrics and Child Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine. After training she became assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine and for over a decade treated countless children with neurologic and developmental conditions at Texas Children’s Hospital and the Texas Children’s Hospital Autism Center. Additionally, she engaged in research with a strong focus on Autism and other developmental conditions. Dr Proud is excited to join the Houston Area Pediatric Neurology team and continue to provide quality neurologic care to children in her community. She is proficient at treating conditions including headache, seizure, epilepsy, movement disorders, tics, Autism, developmental delay, and ADHD.

Dr. Proud is Board Certified in Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology.

Dr. Proud loves to call the Houston Bay Area home. She is married and has three children. She loves to enjoy nature, swim, and travel with her family.

Other languages spoken: Spanish

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Child Neurology Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Harris County Medical Association
  • Texas Neurological Society