Brian Stephens


Major, Air Force

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Chief of Neurology, Medical Director of Medicine Subspecialties
Location: David Grant Medical Center, Travis AFB, CA
Research Interests:
Neuromuscular Disorders


Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (B.A.S.) in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior (NPB) and Communication. University of California, Davis. 2003-2007
Graduate: Master of Science (M.S.) in Physiology and Biophysics. Georgetown University. 2008-2009
Medical School: Doctor of Medicine (M.D.). Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS). 2011-2015
Internship and Residency: Neurology, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium (SAUSHEC) - 2015-2019
Fellowship: Neuromuscular Medicine, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) - 2019-2020

Career Highlights: Positions, Projects, Deployements, Awards and Additional Publications

Capstone Scholar, Uniformed Services University (2015)

Diane Solomon, MD Award for Excellence in Teaching UT Health San Antonio Neurology Medical Students 2017-2018 and 2018-2019

Teaching Fellow, USU Department of Neurology (2016-2019)

American Academy of Neurology Resident (2019) and Fellowship (2020) Scholarship recipient

Site Clerkship Director, 2020-2023

60th Medical Group and 60th Healthcare Operations Squadron Field Grade Officer of the Quarter, 1st Quarter 2021

Preceptor of the Year Award, Interservice Physician Assistant Program, 2023

USU Allyship Program Certificate, 2023

Air Command and Staff College (ACSC) graduate, Air Force Professional Military Education, 2023

Representative Bibliography

Stephens BD, Kang MK. The Myasthenic Double Humps. Neurology 2021;96:545-547. doi:10.1212/WNL.0000000000011287

Stephens, B., George, H., Ng, S., Sampognaro, P., Rosow, L., & Lomen-Hoerth, C. (2020). Pandemic Prompted Pivoting to Virtual Multidisciplinary Care. RRNMF Neuromuscular Journal, 1(4), 14-17.

Cacic K, Stephens B, Cloran F, Frattalone A. 65-year old Female with Subacute Hemiballism. Neurology. 2019;92:345-349. doi:10.1212/WNL.0000000000006922

Wilkes S, McCormack E, Kenney K, Stephens B, Passo R, Harburg L, Silverman E, Moore C, Bogoslovsky T, Pham D and Diaz-Arrastia R (2018). Evolution of Traumatic Parenchymal Intracranial Hematomas (ICHs): Comparison of Hematoma and Edema Components. Frontiers in Neurology. 4 July 2018. Front. Neurol. 9:527. doi:10.3389/fneur.2018.00527