Throughout her extensive medical career, Dr. Suzanne Gazda has uniquely combined a dedication to outstanding care with an authentic commitment to patients as people first.
Renowned by peers and patients alike, Dr. Gazda offers a lifetime of experiences and that can best be summed up as truly extraordinary. From her first days of study at the University of Texas in Austin receiving her degree in Pharmacy then her medical school training at the Health Science Center in San Antonio Texas to the founding of the Neurology Institute of San Antonio (NISA), she draws upon her specialized efforts in multiple sclerosis treatment, clinical research and over 3 decades of experience with, a heart centered deeply caring approach.
Dr. Gazda has the most diverse professional – and personal - perspective on neurological disorders which as of 2021, now, includes the evaluation and treatment of Long COVID. She has been dedicated to patient care since 1989
Dr Gazda has participated in over 200 clinical research studies focused on Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, neuropathic pain, headache and epilepsy
She done extensive learning in Functional Medicine, a systems-based approach that addresses the root cause of disease. This knowledge base enhances her patient care and diagnostic capabilities with clinically proven therapies for many neurological disorders and conditions
Always thinking globally with compassion and commitment, she has taken her skills to distant locales, studying neurological disorders in places where access to care and research is limited. Her work with Hope for Humans in Uganda from 2011-2017 has made a profound impact on the lives of so many children and families with far-reaching implications for appropriate treatments for even the most complex neurological disorders.
Dr. Gazda was appointed in April 2020 by Texas Governor Greg Abbott to serve on the State’s 14-member Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome Advisory Council. The council will advise the commission and the legislature on research, diagnosis, treatment, and education related to pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome and related disorders
Dr Gazda now works closely with the FLCCC and other organizations working to find ways to help treat patients with Long Covid and post vaccine injuries
She is a very proud mom of 3 daughters, 5 grandchildren