Biography

Alka Khera, M.D. is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Neurology at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Khera specializes in evaluating, diagnosing, and treating diseases causing cognitive impairment such as Alzheimer’s Disease, Lewy Body Dementia, Frontotemporal Dementia, and atypical dementias.

Dr. Khera earned her medical degree at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. She completed her neurology residency and behavioral neurology fellowship at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Khera is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Dr. Khera has research interests in Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias as well as caregiver support.

Dr. Khera is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and Texas Medical Association.

Education

Medical School
Wayne State University School of Medicine (2015)
Residency
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2019), Neurology
Fellowship
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2020), Behavioral Neurology

Research Interest

  • Alzhimer's Disease
  • Atypical dementias
  • Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Vascular Dementia

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Texas Medical Association (2020)
  • American Academy of Neurology (2015)