Duc Tran, MD

General Neurology, Medical Director of Clinical Research

Dr. Duc Tran, a senior partner with Neurology Consultants of Dallas (NCD), has been an invaluable member of the Dallas community for over 20 years.

He has played a pioneering role in the development of the research department within NCD and is deeply passionate about memory care and understanding each patient’s needs to achieve better neurological health outcomes. Dr. Tran’s commitment to his patients has earned him the prestigious title of Best Doctors in Dallas and Collin County by D magazine for an impressive 17 years. His expertise and dedication are so highly regarded that many physicians trust him to care for their own family members.

Originally hailing from Vietnam, Dr. Tran moved to Dallas during his childhood. While initially considering a career in philosophy during his college years, his fascination with understanding how the brain works led him to pursue neurology. Since joining Neurology Consultants of Dallas, Dr. Tran has focused on electrodiagnostics, memory and cognitive disorders, and clinical research, serving as the Research Medical Director for NCD. He is deeply invested in the development of new therapies for patients with advanced memory disorders, among other areas of interest.

Beyond his work in the neurology field, Dr. Tran and his wife find joy in vacationing in Florida and actively participating in their two sons’ Boy Scout troop.


  • Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology – Baylor College of Medicine – Houston

  • Residency in Neurology – Baylor College of Medicine – Houston

  • Internship in Internal Medicine – Baylor College of Medicine – Houston

  • Medical School – Georgetown University School of Medicine – Washington, D.C.

  • Undergraduate Degree in Philosophy – The University of Dallas


  • Board Certified in Neurology since 2001

  • Board Certified in Neurophysiology since 2001

Hospital Affiliation

  • Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas
  • Medical City Dallas Hospital 

Language(s) Spoken

  • English


  • Best Doctors in Dallas: Neurology, D Magazine, eleven consecutive years, 2009-2023
  • Best Doctors in Collin County: Neurology, D Magazine, 2021-2023