- 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
Surendra Barshikar, M.D.
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Surendra Barshikar, M.D., M.B.A., is an Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Clinical Operations for the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in concussion and traumatic brain injury, neurorehabilitation, spasticity management, and rehabilitation and management of long COVID.
Dr. Barshikar earned his medical degree at Dr. Vaishampayan Memorial Government Medical College in Solapur, India. He completed an internship in general surgery at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at New York Medical College. He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Dallas’ Naveen Jindal School of Management.
Double board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and brain injury medicine by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2016.
In addition to his other roles, Dr. Barshikar is the Medical Director of the UT Southwestern PM&R Ambulatory Clinics and the Parkland PM&R Outpatient Clinics, as well as the Medical Director of the multidisciplinary concussion program and the COVID Recover program.
He is currently involved in research to understand long-haul COVID symptoms, participating as a site principal investigator for a CDC-funded long COVID study. He is also involved in research involving spasticity management using botulinum toxin. He recently published a research article on the benefits and ease of use of telerehabilitation for clinicians, and he is currently studying the patient experience during telerehabilitation and virtual care. He collaborates with other departments, including Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Neuroradiology, for various research studies on long COVID and neurorehabilitation.
Dr. Barshikar has delivered many presentations, contributed to the books Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury and Practical Guide for Botulinum Toxin Injections, and published numerous academic articles, abstracts, reviews, and case reports related to his areas of expertise.
He is a member of the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the Association of Academic Physiatrists, the Texas Medical Association, the Dallas County Medical Society, the Texas Medical Board, and the Maharashtra Medical Council.
- American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Association of Academic Physiatrists
- Dallas County Medical Society
- International Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine
- Maharashtra Medical Council - India
- Texas Medical Association
- Texas Medical Board
- D Magazine Best Doctor 2020, D Magazine
- Future Leaders Program 2019-2021, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Teaching Faculty of the Year 2017, UT Southwestern Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program
- Academic Excellence 2012, New York Medical College Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department
- Chief Resident 2011-2012, New York Medical College Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department
Sleep Disturbance and Fatigue in Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury – Third Edition
Barshikar S, Nakase-Richardson R, Bell K (2019), American Psychiatric Association Publishing
Sleep Disturbances after TBI in Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports
Barshikar S, Bell KR (2017), Springer
Practical Guide for Botulinum Toxin Injections
Barshikar S, Gul F, Klakeel M, Mathews A (2020), New York, NY, Demos Medical Publication
- Sleep Disturbance and Fatigue in Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury – Third Edition
Models of Care for Postacute COVID-19 Clinics: Experiences and a Practical Framework for Outpatient Physiatry Settings.
Verduzco-Gutierrez M, Estores IM, Graf MJP, Barshikar S, Cabrera JA, Chang LE, Eapen BC, Bell KR, American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation 2021 12 100 12 1133-1139
Imaging Acute Metabolic Changes in Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Using Hyperpolarized [1-13C]Pyruvate.
Hackett EP, Pinho MC, Harrison CE, Reed GD, Liticker J, Raza J, Hall RG, Malloy CR, Barshikar S, Madden CJ, Park JM, iScience 2020 Dec 23 12 101885
Rehabilitation providers experiences with rapid telerehabilitation implementation during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Unites States
Rupali Kumar, Candice Osborne, Robert Rinaldi, Jason A.D. Smith, Shannon B. Juengst, Surendra Barshikar Scientific archives, Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 Volume 3 Issue 2
REHABILITATION OF A PATIENT WITH SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY
Constance Li, BS, and Surendra Barshikar, MD American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2017 Volume 96 Issue 3 - p 84
Heart Failure and Disability in Community-Dwelling Older Adults in the United States-1999 to 2018: Data From National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
Seo Y, Wang J, Barnes D, Barshikar S, Clinical nursing research 2021 Dec 10547738211061620
A Survey of Dedicated PASC Clinics: Characteristics, Barriers and Spirit of Collaboration.
Dundumalla S, Barshikar S, Niehaus WN, Ambrose AF, Kim SY, Abramoff BA, PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation 2022 Jan
Sleep Disturbance After TBI.
Barshikar S, Bell KR Current neurology and neuroscience reports 2017 Sep 17 11 87
Impact of evaluating antibiotic concentrations in abdominal abscesses percutaneously drained.
Zimmerman LH, Tyburski JG, Glowniak J, Singla R, Lavery T, Nailor M, Stassinopoulus J, Hong K, Barshikar S, Dolman HS, Baylor AE, Wilson RF American journal of surgery 2011 Mar 201 3 348-52; discussion 352
- Models of Care for Postacute COVID-19 Clinics: Experiences and a Practical Framework for Outpatient Physiatry Settings.
- Long COVID
- Rehabilitation and management of long COVID
- Spasticity Management
- Traumatic Brain Injury
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