Biography of TMA President William H. Fleming III, MD

FlemingPresPage William H. Fleming III, MD, practices neurology at Memorial Neurological Association in Houston, where he also serves as clinical assistant professor of neurology at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

Before entering medical school, Dr. Fleming was a captain in the U.S. Air Force from 1967 to 1970. He earned his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri, and completed his internship at Montreal General Hospital in Canada in 1976 and his residency at Mayo Clinic in 1979. He joined Memorial Neurological Association in 1979 and is certified by the American Board of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

Dr. Fleming has served as president of the Texas Medical Board, the Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States, the Texas Neurological Society, the Houston Academy of Medicine, and Harris County Medical Society. He has served on the Minority Affairs Consortium Advisory Board of the American Medical Association since 1999. He currently is president of the Texas Medical Association, alternate delegate for AMA, and an ex officio member of the TMA Board of Trustees. He is a former speaker of the House of Delegates. Dr. Fleming also serves as chair of the State Affairs Committee of the American Academy of Neurology.

In 2005 and 2006, Dr. Fleming was named a Texas Super Doctor by Texas Monthly magazine, and Top Doctor by Houston magazine in 2007. In his personal time, he enjoys sailing and Alpine skiing.

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Last Updated On

July 18, 2023

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March 23, 2010