David Lee Gordon MD

University of Oklahoma

Dr. David Lee Gordon joined the Department of Neurology in the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine as Professor and Chair in January 2007. He received his medical degree from the University of Miami and completed his neurology residency at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City and a fellowship in cerebrovascular diseases at the University of Iowa. He served on the faculty of the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine before joining OU.

Dr. Gordon has special interest and expertise in stroke, migraine, and medical education. He has been named by his peers as one of the “Best Doctors in America®” on numerous occasions, received the Outstanding Physician Award from the Mississippi quality-improvement organization, received the American Heart Association’s national Award of Meritorious Achievement, and led the development and implementation of Advanced Stroke Life Support (ASLS®), a course for paramedics and nurses. He has served as a clerkship director for 16 years and has also been very active in graduate medical education. He has received numerous teaching awards, including the Stanton L. Young Master Teacher Award at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in 2011, the American Academy of Neurology Clerkship Directors Teaching Award in 2014, and the American Neurological Association Distinguished Neurology Teacher Award in 2016.