Tonia Sabo, M.D.

Tonia Sabo, M.D.

  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatric Headache
  • Concussion

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Biography

Tonia Sabo, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in pediatric headache, concussion, inpatient headache treatments, and clinical efficiency/improvements.

Dr. Sabo earned her medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine. She completed separate residencies in pediatrics and child neurology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in neurology with special qualification in child neurology, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2014.

Dr. Sabo is the Medical Director of the Children’s Health Neuro-Concussion and Headache Programs and the Director of the Pediatric Headache and Concussion Fellowship. She serves on several committees, including the Telehealth Committee at UT Southwestern, which oversees hospitalwide telehealth practices and organizational process flow, and the Children’s Physician Advisory Committee for electronic medical record (EMR) oversight.

Additionally, she is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Headache Society, the International Headache Society, and the International Paediatric Brain Injury Association.

Dr. Sabo is involved in a statewide initiative for concussion reporting along with a multidisciplinary team at UT Southwestern and has also been involved in clinical trials related to topics such as pediatric concussion, brain injury, and migraine. She has authored numerous academic articles and contributed to the book Berman’s Pediatric Decision Making.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Baylor College of Medicine (1988-1992)
  • Residency - University of Colorado School of Medicine (1994-1997), Child Neurology
  • Residency - University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (1992-1994), Pediatrics
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Headache Society
  • International Headache Society
  • International Paediatric Brain Injury Association
  • Migraine Research Foundation
Honors & Awards
  • Recipient of Best Clinical Satisfaction Award 2009-2010, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
  • 4th Annual ODS Dietary Supplement Research Practicum 2010, NIH Campus
  • Mentoring Excellence Selected Course Member 2016, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Finalist Research Team Member: Dallas Concussion Study 2017, NFL Scientific Advisory Board
  • NeuroNEXT PI Selected Course Member 2017, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Who’s Who in the World 2018, Marquis Who’s Who
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Pediatric Headache
  • Concussion
  • Inpatient Headache Treatments
  • Clinical Efficiency/Improvements

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Children's Medical Center of Dallas

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Dallas, Texas 75235
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