About Us  
Rajiv M. Joseph, MD, PhD, FAAN
  • Dr. Joseph established this practice in 1997.
  • Medical Director of both our AASM-Accredited Sleep Centers.
  • Board Certified in Neurology.
  • Board Certified in Sleep Medicine.
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology.
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
  • Doctorate from the University of London, England.
  • Research Fellowship at Harvard University.
  • Discovery of a new human gene, Neuronatin, that is involved in the formation of the human brain.
  • Author of 150 publications including scientific journal articles, book chapters and dissertations.
  • Received research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda & American Heart Association-National Center, Dallas.
  • Received The Harold G Wolff, MD Lecture Awards for  1986 & 1988.
Credentials Curriculum Vitae
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St. Johns Medical College/Bangalore University
University of London

Post Doctoral Training

University of London, England
Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh

Research Fellowships

Harvard Medical School, Boston

Licensure and Board Certification

American Board of Psy & Neurology 1991
American Board of Psy & Neurology (Neurophysiology) 1997, 2007
American Society of Neuroimaging (Ultrasound/Dopplers) 2000
American Society of Neuroimaging (MRI/CT) 2002
American Board of Sleep Medicine 2003
American Board of Psy & Neurology (Sleep Medicine) 2007

Academic & Administrative Appointments

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Hospital Appointments

Texas Health Presbyterian Plano
Medical Center of Plano
Baylor Medical Center at Plano

Memberships, Offices and Committee Appointments

American Academy of Neurology
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American Medical Association
American Society of Neuroimaging
Texas Medical Association
Dallas County Medical Society

Other Professional Positions & Major Appointments

Ph.D., University of London, England

Awards & Honors

Fellow, American Academy of Neurology, 1998
Clinical Investigator Award, National Institutes of Health 1992-96
American Heart Association-National Center 1992-1995
Harold G. Wolff, MD Lecture Awards 1986 & 1988
Discovered Neuronatin, a new human gene, 1994
U.S. PATENT for Neuronatin: A Novel Human Gene, 1996

Editorial Boards

Guest Referee, Brain Research
Reviewer for the Archives of Neurology, Stroke, Journal of Cerebrovascular Diseases, Atherosclerosis, Acta Neuropathologica, Cephalalgia, Headache


Board Certified in Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Board Certified in Sleep Medicine
American Board of Sleep Medicine
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Board Certified in Neurophysiology (EEG & EMG)
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Certified - MRI & CT
American Society of Neuroimaging

Certified - Ultrasound & Dopplers
American Society of Neuroimaging

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