Department of Neurology

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Best in Texas, Nationally Ranked

UT Southwestern Medical Center is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Texas for neurology and neurosurgery – and is among the nation’s top 20 hospitals for neurological care – according to U.S. News & World Report.

Meet the Team

Our faculty includes specialists in virtually every facet of neurologic disease.

Meet our team.


Our department conducts multiple clinical trials and has a large and active group of researchers investigating conditions such as autism, Alzheimer’s disease, and stroke.

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We are dedicated to providing a dynamic and progressive environment for our residents and fellows and offer the only neurology residency program in the region. UT Southwestern is the major tertiary referral center for neurological disorders in North Texas, making it an ideal training ground for residents and fellows.

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Patient Care

Our team offers a high degree of expertise in the diagnosis and care of adult and pediatric patients who have known or suspected neurologic illnesses.

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A story of Hope and teamwork: Facing a brain tumor at 24

Hope Anderson, an SMU graduate student, was diagnosed with a low-grade glioma in 2019. The O'Donnell Brain Institute's epilepsy and neurosurgery specialists helped the 24-year-old get her "wild and precious" life back on track with a combination of clinical expertise, advanced technology, and long-term support.