UT Health Austin Doctors Make the Austin Monthly Magazine 2019 Top Doctors List
4 UT Health Austin physicians were recognized as Top Doctors in the January 2019 Issue of Austin Monthly magazine. These physicians were nominated by other licensed physicians as the best in their medical specialty or among the best in the nation in their medical specialty. Each physician nominee is carefully screened based on their educational and professional experience by a physician-led team of Castle Connolly researchers who select top doctors on a national and regional level. This is the second year that UT Health Austin physicians have been recognized for this honor.
How are doctors selected for Austin’s Top Doctors?
Austin Monthly’s Top Doctors are selected by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a healthcare research and information company to help guide consumers to America’s top doctors and top hospitals. Doctors do not and cannot pay to be selected and profiled as Castle Connolly Top Doctors.
Physicians selected for inclusion in Austin Monthly’s Top Doctors may also appear online at castleconnolly.com, or in conjunction with other Castle Connolly Top Doctors databases online or in print.
Meet the 2019 Austin Monthly Top Doctors
John A. Bertelson, MD, FAAN*, is a behavioral neurologist in UT Health Austin’s Comprehensive Memory Center within the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences. He has extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of patients with Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy body dementia, and other neurological disorders of cognition. Additionally, Dr. Bertelson is an assistant professor in both the Dell Medical School Department of Neurology and the Dell Medical School Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
David Paydarfar, MD, serves as Interim Director for UT Health Austin’s Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences. He previously served as a professor and the Executive Vice Chair of the Department of Neurology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School as well as an associate faculty member of the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University. He earned his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his bachelor’s in physics from Duke University. He completed a residency in neurology at the Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School. He is a fellow of the American Neurological Association and an investigator of the Clayton Foundation for Research.
Mark Queralt, MD, is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin and earned his medical degree from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. For more than two decades, Dr. Queralt has specialized in the treatment of spinal pain and injuries. He completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at The University of Texas Southwestern. He is board-certified in pain medicine through the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Queralt is also a member of the North American Spine Society and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Queralt sees patients with back and neck pain in UT Health Austin’sMusculoskeletal Institute.
Amanda White, MD*, is a fellowship-trained female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgeon in Women’s Health, a clinical partnership between Ascension Seton and UT Health Austin. She specializes in the treatment and management of pelvic floor disorders, such as urinary and fecal incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Additionally, Dr. White is an associate professor and serves as the Division Chief of Female Pelvic and Reconstructive Surgery for the Dell Medical School Department of Women’s Health. She also serves as the Program Director for the Dell Medical School Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship.
*Consulting Clinician: A medical specialist who, though not a member of the UT Health Austin professional staff, works as part of a care team to help ensure our patients are provided with comprehensive access to the clinical expertise and services they need to address their unique condition, situation, or circumstance.