Our Doctors

Richard H. Jackson, MD

Phone: 214-750-3646

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Dr. Jackson graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Oklahoma, earning a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in 1973. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in 1976 and was recognized as a junior Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society recipient. His neurosurgery residency program, including the Chief Resident position, was completed at the University of Florida in 1981.

Dr. Jackson has been in neurosurgical practice in Dallas since 1982. Board Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons since 1984, he is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Jackson is on active staff at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and Texas Institute for Surgery; and has active privileges at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Plano. He is the past President of the Medical Staff at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, a two-term past Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, and was a past department chair at St. Paul Hospital.

President of the Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons in 1996, Dr. Jackson has also served on the Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas executive committee medical board and Board of Trustees. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurosurgeons, Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons and Texas Medical Association.

To learn more about Dr. Jackson, click here.

Read the Living Well Magazine interview with Dr. Jackson 

Areas of Expertise

Specialties and Clinical Interests:
Microsurgery of the brain and spine, diagnosis and treatment of herniated discs and spinal stenosis in the cervical and lumbar spine, tumors of the brain and spine, pituitary tumors, Chiari malformation, and peripheral nerve surgery.


D Magazine, “Best Doctors in Dallas,” 2001-2019

Texas Monthly, “Super Doctors,” 2006-2018

US News & World Report “Top Doctors,” 2011

Vitals “Patients’ Choice Award,” 2015, 2016, 2017

Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

Selected by peers as “most desirable to care for a loved one” in the “Guide to Top Doctors.”

Education & Training

University of Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

Internship and Residency
University of Florida

Board Certifications
Neurological Surgery

Dalla Back Pain Management

Dallas Neurosurgical & Spine

Scoliosis Center