Biography

Brandon Morshedi, M.D., D.P.T., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He serves as Associate Chief in the Division of Emergency Medical Services and as Co-Director of the Tactical EMS Fellowship program. He specializes in Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services (EMS). 

Dr. Morshedi earned his medical degree at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He completed residency training in emergency medicine at UT Southwestern and stayed for further advanced training through a fellowship in Prehospital EMS and Tactical EMS. Prior to medical school, Dr. Morshedi worked for more than a decade as a paramedic. He also holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Central Arkansas, where he specialized in sports and orthopaedic rehabilitation.  

Dr. Morshedi is Double-Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services, and he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2017. 

Currently, Dr. Morshedi serves as Deputy Medical Director for the UTSW/Parkland BioTel EMS System, a consortium of 13 North Texas cities and EMS agencies whose paramedics and EMTs work under the same treatment guidelines and policies. He is also the Deputy Medical Director for the Dallas Fire-Rescue Department and the Assistant Medical Director for the Dallas Police Department, where he serves as a Reserve Specialist and Tactical Physician out in the field for the prestigious Dallas S.W.A.T. team, including dignitary and VIP medical coverage in the City of Dallas.  

Dr. Morshedi also serves as a Director of an EMT course at UT Southwestern, where he trains medical students and helps them become Nationally Registered EMTs, learning advanced emergency care in their first year of medical school. 

Dr. Morshedi is a member of multiple professional organizations, including the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Texas College of Emergency Physicians, the National Association of EMS Physicians, the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, the American Medical Association, the Texas Medical Association, and the Dallas County Medical Society.

He is the author of multiple papers, journal articles, posters, abstracts, and book chapters on a variety of clinical topics, with an emphasis on emergency medicine and EMS. He has also delivered dozens of lectures to medical students, emergency medicine residents, fellows, and EMS providers.

Education

Medical School
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (2014)
Residency
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2017), Emergency Medicine
Fellowship
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2018), Emergency Medical Services