Mathew Stokes, M.D.

Mathew Stokes, M.D.

  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Concussion and Prolonged Symptoms after Concussion
  • Sports Neurology

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Pediatric Headache/Concussion Program (Plano)

at UT Southwestern Pediatric Group at Plano

7609 Preston Road, 1st Floor, Suite P1100, Plano, Texas 75024

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Biography

Mathew Stokes, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Neurology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in concussion and its prolonged symptoms, sports neurology, and pediatric headache.

Dr. Stokes earned his medical degree at UT Southwestern, where he also completed a residency in child neurology and a fellowship in pediatric headache medicine focused on sports neurology and concussion.

Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in child neurology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2019.

Dr. Stokes is Director of the Neuro-Concussion Clinic at Children’s Health, where he cares for children and adolescents with headache and concussion. He also treats athletes with any neurological condition that prevents them from participating in sports with their peers.

He's a member of the Child Neurology Society and the American Academy of Neurology, and he serves on the Program Evaluation Committee for both the Child Neurology Residency and Headache Medicine Fellowship programs.

Dr. Stokes’ research interests include autonomic dysfunction in concussion as well as epidemiology and long-term outcomes following concussion. He is involved in a number of research projects and has published numerous academic articles.

In 2020, he earned recognition for the Top Science Abstract at the 2020 American Academy of Neurology’s Concussion Virtual Conference.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - UT Southwestern Medical School (2009-2013)
  • Residency - UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2013-2015), Pediatrics
  • Residency - UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2015-2018), Child Neurology
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2018-2019), Pediatric Headache Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Child Neurology Society
  • American Academy of Neurology
Honors & Awards
  • Top Science Abstract - 2020 AAN Concussion Virtual Conference 2020, American Academy of Neurology
  • Pediatric Neurology Clinic Outstanding Resident 2018, Nursing Staff, Children’s Health
  • Excellence in Pediatrics 2013, Pediatric Society of Greater Dallas
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society 2011, UT Southwestern

Clinical Focus

  • Concussion and Prolonged Symptoms after Concussion
  • Sports Neurology
  • Pediatric Headache

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