Our Doctors

J. Michael Desaloms, MD

Phone: 214-750-3646
Nurse Practitioner: David Sheridan, MSN, CNRN, RNFA, FNP-BC

Biography

Dr. Desaloms graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1988 Summa Cum Laude. He then graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in 1992. He completed a residency in Neurosurgery in 1998 after an internship in General Surgery at Baylor in 1993. He was Chief Resident in Neurosurgery from 1997-1998.

Dr. Desaloms joined Dallas Neurosurgical & Spine in 1998 and is Board Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons.

He practices at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and served as Chairman of the Neurosurgical Department and Director of the Movement Disorder Surgery Center. He is also on staff at Methodist Hospital for Surgery and Presbyterian Hospital of Allen.

He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurosurgeons. He is also a member of the Texas Medical Association and the American Medical Association. He serves on the Board of the Northeast chapter of the American Parkinson’s Disease Association.

Beyond the main office in Plano, Dr. Desaloms also sees patients in the Dallas, Allen and Addison offices.

He lives in Dallas with his wife and three children.

Areas of Expertise

Specialties and Clinical Interests:
Cerebral and spinal neurosurgery, including spinal reconstruction,
brain tumors, neuroendoscopy, trigeminal neuralgia, stereotactic and functional neurosurgery, movement disorder surgery, epilepsy surgery and Gamma Knife® radiosurgery.

Accolades:
D Magazine, “Best Doctor in Dallas,” 2001-2017

Texas Monthly, “Super Doctors,” 2015, 2016, 2017

2015 Press Ganey Top 1% in Patient Satisfaction (nationwide)

Edcucation & Training

B.S.
The University of Texas at Austin 

M.D. 
Baylor College of Medicine in Houston

Internship and Residency
Baylor College of Medicine in Houston

Board Certifications
Neurological Surgery

Dalla Back Pain Management

Dallas Neurosurgical & Spine

Scoliosis Center