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Jack Tsao, MD, DPhil, CAPT, MC, USN
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
Jack Tsao, MD, DPhil, CAPT, MC, USN is a United States Navy neurologist and the director of Traumatic Brain Injury Programs for the US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, professor of Neurology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and fellow of the American Academy of Neurology.
Dr. Tsao received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Harvard and doctorate from the University of Oxford, England. He completed neurology residency at the University of California-San Francisco and was then stationed at Naval Hospital Jacksonville where he was neurology department head. While there, Dr. Tsao completed a behavioral neurology fellowship at the University of Florida.
Dr. Tsao is actively involved in developing and managing Navy and Marine Corps TBI policy and programs, including methods for detecting and preventing TBI in service members and telemedicine programs for neurological and TBI patient care. His clinical research is focused on treatments for phantom limb pain in amputees.
He is chairman of the Government Services Section and past chairman of the Practice Committee Telemedicine Work Group of the American Academy of Neurology.
Jack Tsao’s Content on BrainLine Military
- Concussion Policy in the Military
- Symptoms Associated with TBI and PTSD
- Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in the Military
- The Most Common Causes of Concussions in the Military
- Does TBI Cause PTSD?
- Baseline Testing in the Military
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