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Faculty

Faculty A-Z

Volunteer and Adjunct Faculty

Chair and Vice Chairs

Elan Louis

Elan Louis, M.D., M.S.
Chair
Professor

Benjamin Greenberg

Benjamin Greenberg, M.D., M.H.S.
Vice-Chair for Translational Research
Professor

Brendan Kelley

Brendan Kelley, M.D.
Vice-Chair for Clinical Operations
Associate Professor

Brendan Kelley

Steven Vernino, M.D., Ph.D.
Vice-Chair for Education and Faculty Affairs
Professor

 

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Cognitive & Memory Disorders

Roger Rosenberg

Roger Rosenberg, M.D.
Section Head
Professor
Primary: Neurology
Secondary: Physiology

Munro Cullum

C. Munro Cullum, Ph.D.
Professor
Primary: Psychiatry
Secondary: Neurology

Marc Diamond

Marc Diamond, M.D.
Professor
Director, Center for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Secondary: Neurology, Neuroscience

John Hart

John Hart, M.D.
Professor
UT Dallas
Primary: Neurology
Secondary: Psychiatry

Joachim Herz

Joachim Herz, M.D.
Professor
Primary: Molecular Genetics
Secondary: Neurology, Neuroscience

Brendan Kelley

Brendan Kelley, M.D.
Associate Professor

Laura Lacritz

Laura Lacritz, Ph.D.
Professor
Primary: Psychiatry
Secondary: Neurology

Trung Nguyen

Trung Nguyen, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Robert Ruchinskas

Robert Ruchinskas, Psy.D.
Associate Professor
Primary: Psychiatry
Secondary: Neurology

Steven Small

Steven Small, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
UT Dallas, Dean, School of Behavioral & Brain Sciences

Doris Washington

Doris Washington, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Rong Zhang

Rong Zhang, Ph.D.
Professor
Primary: Neurology
Secondary: Internal Medicine

 

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Epilepsy

Ryan Hays

Ryan Hays, M.D.
Section Head
Associate Professor

Mark Agostini

Mark Agostini, M.D.
Associate Professor

Sasha Alick

Sasha Alick, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Rohit Das

Rohit Das, M.D.,
Associate Professor

Hina Dave

Hina Dave, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Marisara Dieppa

Marisara Dieppa, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Kan Ding

Kan Ding, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Alexander Doyle

Alexander Doyle, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Jay Harvey

Jay Harvey, D.O.
Associate Professor

Ghazala Perven

Ghazala Perven, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Irina Podkorytova

Irina Podkorytova, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Rodrigo Zepeda

Rodrigo Zepeda, M.D.
Assistant Professor

 

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General Neurology

Alison Leston

Alison Leston, M.D., Ph.D.
Section Head
Associate Professor

Paul Hurd

Paul Hurd, M.D.
Assistant Professor
VA Dallas

 

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Headache Medicine

Shin Beh

Shin Beh, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Deborah Friedman

Deborah Friedman, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor
Primary: Neurology
Secondary: Ophthalmology

Jessica Kiarashi
Shamin Masrour

Shamin Masrour, D.O.
Assistant Professor

 

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Movement Disorders

Richard Dewey, M.D.

Richard Dewey, M.D.
Section Head
Professor

Shilpa Chitnis
William Dauer

William Dauer, M.D., M.S.
Professor
Primary: Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute
Secondary: Neurology

Elan Louis
Padraig O'Suilleabhain
Meagen Salinas

Meagen Salinas, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Dallas VA

Umar Yazdani

Umar Yazdani, M.D.
Instructor

 

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Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology

Benjamin Greenberg

Benjamin Greenberg, M.D.
Section Head
Professor
Primary: Neurology
Secondary: Pediatrics

Lindsay Horton

Lindsay Horton, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Nancy Monson

Nancy Monson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Primary: Neurology
Secondary: Immunology

Shanan Munoz

Shanan Munoz, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Darin Okuda
Olaf Stuve

Olaf Stuve, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief of Dallas VA Neurology
Professor

 

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Neurocritical Care

Venkatesh Aiyagari

Venkatesh Aiyagari
Division Chief
Professor
Primary: Neurological Surgery
Secondary: Neurology

Stephen Figueroa

Stephen Figueroa, M.D.
Associate Professor

Christiana Hall

Christiana Hall, M.D.
Associate Professor
Primary: Neurology
Secondary: Neurological Surgery

Daiwai Olson

DaiWai Olson, Ph.D., R.N.
Professor
Primary: Neurology
Secondary: Neurological Surgery

Bappaditya Ray

Bappaditya Ray, M.D.
Associate Professor
Primary: Neurology
Secondary: Neurological Surgery

Michael Rubin

Michael Rubin, M.D.
Associate Professor
Primary: Neurology
Secondary: Neurological Surgery

Kartavya Sharma

Kartavya Sharma, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Primary: Neurology
Secondary: Neurological Surgery

 

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Neuromuscular Disorders

Jeffrey Elliott

Jeffrey Elliott, M.D.
Section Head
Professor

Meredith Bryarly

Meredith Bryarly, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Dallas VA

Diana Castro

Diana Castro, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Elisabeth Golden

Elisabeth Golden, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Ronald Haller

Ronald Haller, M.D.
Professor
Primary: Neurology
Secondary: Internal Medicine

Shaida Khan

Shaida Khan, D.O.
Assistant Professor

Sharon Nations
Lauren Phillips

Lauren Phillips, M.D.
Assistant Professor

 

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Neuro-Oncology

Edward Pan

Edward Pan, M.D.
Section Head
Associate Professor
Primary: Neurology
Secondary: Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, Neurological Surgery

Robert Bachoo

Robert Bachoo, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Primary: Neurology
Secondary: Internal Medicine

Amyn Habib

Amyn Habib, M.D.
Associate Professor
Dallas VA

Jesung Moon

Jesung Moon, Ph.D.
Instructor

 

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Pediatric Neurology

Berge Minassian

Berge Minassian, M.D.
Division Chief
Professor
Primary: Pediatrics
Secondary: Neurology, Neuroscience

Susan Arnold

Susan Arnold, M.D.
Professor
Primary: Neurology
Secondary: Pediatrics

Mauricio Delgado-Ayala

Mauricio Delgado-Ayala, M.D.
Professor
Texas Scottish Rite

Juan Pascual

Juan Pascual, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Primary: Neurology
Secondary: Eugene McDermott Center for Human Growth & Development, Pediatrics, Physiology

Steve Sparagana

Steve Sparagana, M.D.
Associate Professor
Texas Scottish Rite

Peter Tsai

Peter Tsai, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Primary: Neurology
Secondary: Neuroscience, Pediatrics, Psychiatry

 

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Sleep Medicine

Gregory Carter

Gregory Carter, M.D., Ph.D.
Section Head
Associate Professor

 

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Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases

Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson, M.D.
Section Head
Professor

Mehari Gebreyohanns

Mehari Gebreyohanns, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Mark Goldberg
Ty Shang

Ty Shang, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

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