Jack Tsao, MD, DPhil, CAPT, MC, USN

Jack Tsao, MD, DPhil, CAPT, MC, USN

Name: Jack Tsao, MD, DPhil, CAPT, MC, USN

Department of Primary Appointment: Neurology
Position: USU Faculty
Title: Associate Professor

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Jack Tsao, MD, DPhil, CAPT, MC, USN Jack Tsao, MD, DPhil, CAPT, MC, USN is a United States Navy neurologist and the Director of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Programs for the US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Professor of Neurology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Tsao received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Harvard, a master's degree from the University of Cambridge, England, and doctorate from the University of Oxford, England. He completed neurology residency at the University of California-San Francisco and was then stationed at Naval Hospital Jacksonville, where he was neurology department head. While there, Dr. Tsao completed a behavioral neurology fellowship at the University of Florida.

Dr. Tsao is actively involved in developing and managing Navy and Marine Corps TBI policy and programs, including methods for detecting and preventing TBI in service members and telemedicine programs for neurological and TBI patient care. His clinical research is focused on treatments for phantom limb pain in amputees, for which he was recently awarded the 2014 United States Navy Hero of Military Medicine by the Center for Public-Private Partnerships at the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine. He is also past chairman of both the Government Services Section and the Practice Committee Telemedicine Work Group of the American Academy of Neurology.