Texas Neurosurgery's specialists, Dr. David W. Barnett, Dr. Shaad Bidiwala, and Dr. Christopher B. Michael, provide expert assessment for the full spectrum of surgical disorders of the brain and spine. With the very latest training in the field, the doctors are proficient in a wide range of therapies to achieve the best possible outcome for each patient.
and currently serves as the Chief of Neurosurgery at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas; Co-Medical Director of the Neuroscience Center, Baylor University Medical Center; and Co-Medical Director of the Neuroscience Council, BS&WH North Division. He also has an appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Texas A & M, Health Science Center, College of Medicine, and he also serves as the team neurosurgeon for the Dallas Cowboys Football Club. He has practiced at Baylor since 1996.
After graduating Cum Laude in 1985 with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Texas Tech University, Dr. Barnett attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas where he graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha honors. He completed specialty training in neurosurgery at Emory University in Atlanta in 1996, where he served as chief resident.
While Dr. Barnett’s neurosurgery practice involves all aspects of microsurgery for the brain and spine, he specializes in the treatment of herniated cervical and lumbar spinal discs, tumors of the brain and spine, cerebral aneurysms and cervical spine surgery.
He loves the outdoors, whether it’s to fish or hunt, play with his dogs or enjoy time with his wife and two children. A native Texan, he also is a member of Watermark Community Church in Dallas, TX.