Ranier Reyes, M.D.

Ranier Reyes, M.D.

  • Neurology
  • Neurological and neurosurgical disorders
  • Cerebral edema


Ranier Reyes, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology and the Department of Neurological Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in the care of critically ill patients with neurological and neurosurgical disorders.

Dr. Reyes earned his medical degree at the UT Health Science Center at Houston. He completed a residency in neurology at Baylor College of Medicine, where he served as a chief resident. He gained advanced training in neurocritical care through a fellowship at UT Southwestern.

Board certified in neurology and neurocritical care, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2020.

Dr. Reyes’ clinical interests include cerebral edema, neurological complications of systemic disease, neurological manifestations of critical illness, death by neurological criteria (brain death), and medical education and wellness. He primarily cares for patients in the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit (Neuro ICU) at Clements University Hospital and Parkland Memorial Hospital, and he is a member of the UT Southwestern Critical Care Learning Group.

In addition, Dr. Reyes is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Neurology, the Neurocritical Care Society, the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, and the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

He contributed to the book Neurology and Internal Medicine: A Case-Based Study and has published numerous academic articles, case reports, and other publications related to his areas of expertise.

In 2018, he received Baylor College of Medicine’s Rolak Award for academic and educational excellence.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2018-2020), Neurocritical Care
  • Residency - Baylor College of Medicine (2014-2018), Neurology
  • Medical School - UT Health Science Center McGovern Medical School (2010-2014)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • European Society of Intensive Care Medicine
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • Neurocritical Care Society
Honors & Awards
  • Rolak Award for Academic and Education Excellence in Residency 2018, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Neurology
  • Chief Resident 2017-2018, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Neurology
Books & Publications
  • Death by neurological criteria (brain death)
  • Cerebral edema and brain injury
  • Mentorship and education

Clinical Focus

  • Neurological and neurosurgical disorders
  • Cerebral edema
  • Brain death
  • Medical education and wellness
  • Neurological complications of systemic disease
  • Neurological manifestations of critical illness

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