Brian Ku, MD

General Neurology, Sleep Medicine

Dr. Brian Ku, sleep medicine neurologist trained to treat and diagnose sleep disorders, some pertaining to neurological diseases and neuro symptoms. Practicing with Neurology Consultants of Dallas, Neuro Testing Center, with in house sleep diagnostic testing and AASM accredited sleep center.

Dr. Brian Ku, a Texas native with an unwavering commitment to providing exceptional sleep care, is a rising star in the DFW metroplex.

As a fellowship-trained, sleep medicine neurologist, he possesses a unique expertise that is vital for achieving quality sleep care. Dr. Brian Ku demonstrates the capacity to diagnose neurological conditions that may lead to a variety of symptoms and chronic problems, while also accurately identifying sleep disturbances and disorders as potential underlying causes, recognizing that these sleep disorders may, at times, be secondary symptoms of a larger issue.

With a passion for incorporating the latest advancements in science and technology into his practice, Dr. Ku completed his education in his home state of Texas, excelling in his studies and graduating at the top of his class with a degree in Biomedical Engineering at UT Austin. His journey continued at UT Southwestern in Dallas, where he completed both his neurology residency and sleep medicine fellowship.

Throughout his educational journey, Dr. Ku actively pursued research projects aimed at enhancing sleep and neurologic care through innovative technologies. His focus on improving sleep quality led him to collaborate with major companies, designing product prototypes, and refining bedding systems to optimize sleep health. Notably, his research findings have garnered recognition on institutional, national, and international platforms, reflecting his dedication to pushing the frontiers of neurologic and sleep medicine.

As an integral part of Neurology Consultants of Dallas, Dr. Ku provides invaluable oversight to their Neuro Testing Center, which holds accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). This accreditation underscores the importance of seeing a sleep specialist like Dr. Ku, who possesses specialized training in sleep medicine, to ensure comprehensive and high-quality sleep care. 

Beyond his medical pursuits, Dr. Ku cherishes his free time, spending it with family, indulging in travel, exercising to maintain a balanced lifestyle, and finding enjoyment in the thrill of watching football and Formula 1 racing.


  • Fellowship in Sleep Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Residency in Neurology at UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Medical School at UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering with Highest Honors at University of Texas at Austin


  • Board Certified in Neurology
  • Board Certified in Sleep Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

  • Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas
  • Medical City Dallas Hospital

Language(s) Spoken

  • English

Published Works & Conference Presentations

  • J. Lee, B. Ku, P.D. Combs, et al. Quantitative Anthropometric Measures of Facial Appearance of Healthy Hispanic/Latino White Children: Establishing Reference Data for Care of Cleft Lip With or Without Cleft Palate. 3D Research. 2017; 8 (19): 1-10.
  • B. Ku, J. Ross, S. Sanchez-Reilly. Twitter As a Caregiver Resource. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2014; 47 (2): 428-429.
  • B. Ku, J. Ross, S. Sanchez-Reilly. “Twitter as a Caregiver Resource,” American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly, San Diego, California (2014).
  • B. Ku, C. Calhoun, C.J. LeSaux. “An altered fibrotic and macrophage response in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis,” 3rd Munich Lung Conference, Munich, Germany (2013).
  • Ku, A. Patel. “Re-evaluating Non-invasive Ventilation Guidelines for Myotonic Dystrophy,” UT Southwestern Neurology Research Day, Dallas, Texas (2020).


  • Thomas J. Watson Memorial Scholarship (2008) – Funded by the Educational Testing Service.
  • Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Scholarship (2009) – Funded by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
  • Unrestricted Endowed Presidential Scholarship (2011) – Awarded by the University of Texas at Austin
  • UTSW Deans Comp Scholarship (2012) – Awarded by UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Texas Public Education Grant (2012) – Awarded through UT Southwestern Medical Center Medical
  • Student Training in Aging Research Program Scholarship (2013) – Awarded by the American Federation for Aging Research and the National Institute on Aging
  • Munich Lung Conference International Travel Award (2013) – Awarded by the Munich Lung Conference