UTHealth San Antonio

The Department of Neurology has a rich academic, research, clinical service environment. We are proud of our service to the residents of South Texas and of our contributions to clinical research and the education of physicians.  A recent addition to our program is the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases, led by founding Director, Dr. Sudha Seshadri. It is a new flagship institute at UTHSA with the mission of establishing an interdisciplinary, integrated program to provide comprehensive clinical care and undertake innovative research into the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative conditions, including vascular contributions to dementia, Parkinson’s and Lewy body dementia, chronic traumatic encephalopathy and frontotemporal dementia.   Education: We offer outstanding ACGME accredited Neurology Residency and fellowship training programs in Clinical Neurophysiology, Epilepsy, Cerebrovascular Diseases, and Movement Disorders.    Research: Faculty in the Department of Neurology has received $5,383,131 in NIH research funding in FY 2020 (Blue Ridge Rank – 39).  Neurology faculty has participated in multiple clinical trials involving stroke, neuromuscular diseases, neuro-oncology, neuroimmunology, degenerative disorders, and epilepsy. We are most proud that our faculty has been lead investigators in a number of landmark clinical trials.    Clinical Service: Our clinical partners include the University Health System, and the South Texas Veteran’s Health Care System, Audie L. Murphy Division. We also enjoy a close relationship with the San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC) comprised of Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) and Wilford Hall Medical Center (WHMC), which provides high quality medical care to active duty and retired military personnel and their families. Together, these medical facilities provide outstanding care to the residents of Central and South Texas while providing a diversity of patients and a supportive environment in which to train physicians.

Current positions posted are on the Careers page of the Neurology website (see above) with the link to the posting below each description.  https://lsom.uthscsa.edu/neurology/careers/  Posted positions include:

Movement Disorders

Multiple Sclerosis

Neuromuscular Medicine

Stroke/Vascular Neurology

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