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Alexander Doyle, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. 

He earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and then completed a residency in neurology at UT Southwestern where he served as chief resident. He completed fellowships in epilepsy (2018) and advanced epilepsy (2019), both at UT Southwestern. He joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2019.

Dr. Doyle is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Epilepsy Society, and the American Medical Association. His research interests in epilepsy include surgery, comorbidities, and quality improvement related to evaluation and treatment. He has delivered lectures on various topics in neurology and epilepsy.

Dr. Doyle is interested in medical student, resident, and fellow education. He currently serves as faculty mentor to the Student Interest Group in Neurology (SIGN). 


Medical School
UT Health Science Center McGovern Medical School (2013)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2017), Neurology
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2019), Epilepsy

Research Interest

  • Epilepsy Comorbidities
  • Epilepsy Quality Improvement
  • Surgical Epilepsy


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Emergency department visits and readmissions in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) at a safety net hospital.
Ramamurthy S, Steven Brown L, Agostini M, Alick Lindstorm S, Dave H, Dieppa M, Ding K, Doyle A, Hays R, Harvey J, Perven G, Podkorytova I, Zepeda R, Das RR, Epilepsy Behav 2021 Aug 122 108225
Emergent Admissions to the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit in the Setting of COVID-19 Pandemic-related, State-mandated Restrictions: Clinical Decision Making and Outcomes.
Zepeda R, Lee Y, Agostini M, Alick Lindstrom S, Dave H, Dieppa M, Ding K, Doyle A, Harvey J, Hays R, Perven G, Podkorytova I, Das RR, Neurodiagn J 2021 Jun 61 2 95-103
Physical activity status and quality of life in patients with epilepsy - Survey from level four epilepsy monitoring units.
Green R, Abe C, Denney DA, Zhang R, Doyle A, Gadelmola K, Cullum CM, Simon J, Neaves S, Perven G, Dieppa M, Hays R, Agostini M, Ding K, Epilepsy Res 2021 Apr 173 106639
Non-lesional mesial temporal lobe epilepsy requires bilateral invasive evaluation.
Perven G, Podkorytova I, Ding K, Agostini M, Alick S, Das R, Dave H, Dieppa M, Doyle A, Harvey J, Lega B, Zepeda R, Hays R, Epilepsy Behav Rep 2021 15 100441
Cannabis and Epilepsy.
Doyle A, Harvey J, J Dual Diagn 2020 Jan-Mar 16 1 75-82
Comparison of psychiatric comorbidities and impact on quality of life in patients with epilepsy or psychogenic nonepileptic spells.
Abe C, Denney D, Doyle A, Cullum M, Adams J, Perven G, Dave H, Dieppa M, Hays R, Agostini M, Ding K, Epilepsy Behav 2019 Nov 102 106649
Choosing Antiepileptic Drugs
Doyle A., Alick S. Practical Neurology 2018

Honors & Awards

  • AAN Resident Scholarship
  • Chief Resident

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Neurology (2013)
  • American Epilepsy Society (2017)
  • American Medical Association (2011)
  • Student Interest Group in Neurology (SIGN) (2020)