Stephen Paul Busby, M.D.

Clinical Professor; Neurology, Vascular Neurology, and EEG; Clinical

Division/ Program Title:

Department of Neurology,
Director of Inpatient Neurology Services
Medical Director of UTMB Stroke Services

Mailing Address:

301 University Blvd, Route 0539
Galveston, TX 77555-0539


9.128 John Sealy Annex


(409) 772-8053


(409) 772-6940

Education and Post Graduate Training:


  • Medical School: College of Medicine, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee (1971-1974)
  • Surgical Externship, Queen’s Medical Center, Honolulu(1974)
  • Clinic Physician I, Memphis & Shelby County Health Department, Memphis, Tn (Jan-June 1975)
  • Internship, Medicine, Jacksonville, Fl, University of Florida (1975-1976)
  • Neurology Residency, Charleston, SC. Medical University of South Carolina (1976-1978)
  • Neurology Residency, Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX, University of Texas (1978-1979)
  • Link to CV

Board Certifications:

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology
  • Electroencephalography


  • General Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology (Stroke)

Clinical Interest:

  • Vascular Neurology
  • Neurocritical Care

Research Interest:

  • Pharmacological Protection in Ischemic Stroke

Selected Publications:

Busby, S, Green, J, Kilgore, MW, Hemiatrophy of the tongue: a rare complication of the hemiplegic migraine. J Clin Psychiatry 39(2): 166-167; 1978.

Honors and Awards:

UTMB Sponsored lecturer, Galveston County Support Group
Top Doctors of Texas 2009-2010
Outstanding Neurologist of Fort Worth by Peers, 1996.

Professional Affiliations:

Member, American Academy of Neurology, Stroke Division
Member, American Heart Association, Stroke Division