Brent Masel, MD
Masel, Brent, MD
Clinical Professor


Mailing Address:
301 University Blvd, Route 0539
Galveston, TX 77555-0539

Office: 9.320 John Sealy Annex
Phone: 409.772.8053
Fax: 409.772.6940

Education and Post Graduate Training
  • Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
  • University of Texas Medical Branch Straight Medicine Internship
  • University of Texas Medical Branch Neurology Residency
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Neurology
Clinical Interest
  • Neurorehabilitation
Research Interest
  • Sleep disturbances after brain injury
  • Pituitary dysfunction after brain injury
  • Hypoaminoacidemia after brain injury
Selected Publications
  • High, W.M., Briones-Galang, M., Clark, J.A., Gilkison, C., Mossberg  K.A., Masel, B. E., Zgaljardic, D. J., Urban, RJ. Effect of Growth Hormone Replacement Therapy on Cognition after Traumatic Brain Injury.  Journal of Neurotrauma 27:1565-1575 September 2010. 
  • Masel, B.E., DeWitt, D.S. Traumatic Brain Injury:  A Disease Process, Not an Event. Journal of Neurotrauma 27:1529-1540 August 2010 doi:10.1089/neu.2010.1358.
  • Durham, W. J., Forman, J. P., Randolph, K. M., Danes, C. P., Spratt, H., Masel, B. D., Summons, J.R., Singh, C. K., Morrison, M., Robles, C., Wolfram, C., Kreber, L.A., Urban, R.J., Sheffield-Moore, M.,Masel, B. E. (2016). Hypoaminoacidemia Characterizes Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Neurotrauma, 1-6. doi:10.1089/neu.2015.4350
Honors and Awards
  • Clinical Innovations Award, North American Brain Injury Association, 2006
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Brain Injury Association of Texas, 2002
  • Physician of the Year, Texas Rehabilitation Association, 2012
  • Sheldon Berrol Award, Brain Injury Association of America, 2013
Professional Affiliations
  • Brain Injury Association of America: National Medical Director
  • North American Brain Injury Society