Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute


The Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute has assembled the largest team of researchers and physicians in North Texas focused on the neurosciences, including many of the nation’s top neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuroscientists, psychiatrists, psychologists, radiologists, and specialists in rehabilitation medicine.

Guided by the expertise of the talented leaders below, our experts work together to treat the most complex and rare neurologic conditions of the brain and spine, offering our patients the best possible outcomes.

Clinical and Research Leadership

Christopher Madden, M.D.
Executive Clinical Director, Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute

Hunt Batjer, M.D.
Chair, Neurological Surgery

Kathleen Bell, M.D.
Chair, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Marc Diamond, M.D.
Director, Center for Alzheimer's and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Mark Goldberg, M.D.
Chair, Neurology & Neurotherapeutics

Joseph Maldjian, M.D.
Chief, Neuroradiology Division

Berge Minassian, M.D.
Professor, Pediatrics

Joseph Takahashi, Ph.D.
Chair, Neuroscience

Carol Tamminga, M.D.
Chair, Psychiatry

Madhukar Trivedi, M.D.
Director, Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care