Surendra Barshikar, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) who specializes in management of patients with brain injury, concussion, strokes and other neurological disorders needing rehabilitation. He is the Medical Director of the UT Southwestern PM&R and Parkland PM&R Clinics. He is also the medical director of the multi-disciplinary concussion program.

He is double board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Brain Injury Medicine.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Dr Vaishampayan Memorial Medical College (2000-2005)
  • Residency - New York Medical College Metropolitan Hospital Center (2009-2012), Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Internship - Wayne State University (2008-2009), General Surgery
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) (2009)
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2012), Diplomate
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabiliation (2012), Fellow of AAPMR
  • Texas Medical Association (2016), Member
Honors & Awards
  • D Magazine Best Doctor 2020
  • Teaching Faculty of the Year 2017- PMR UTSW 2016-2017
  • Chief Resident 2011-2012
  • Award for Academic Excellence 2011-2012
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Concussion
  • Spasticity Management
  • Neurorehabilitation

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