• Dr. Deborah Combs Cantrell
    Dr. Deborah Combs Cantrell Lead Physician

Dr. Cantrell, a specialist in epilepsy and seizure disorders, is the current vice-president of the North Texas Neuroscience Center. A graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch where she also completed her neurology residency.


  • Neurology
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Medical Education and Training

  • Fellowship in Epilepsy, EEG and Intraoperative Monitoring University of Texas (UT) at Houston
  • Neurology Residency:
    UT Medical Branch, Galveston
  • Internal Medicine Internship:
    UT Medical Branch, Galveston
  • Medical School:
    UT Medical Branch, Galveston

 Special Interests

  • Epilepsy / seizure disorders
  • Epilepsy & pregnancy
  • Women’s issues with seizure disorders
  • Head injury
  • General neurology

Current Appointments

Professional Associations

Research, Publications and Presentation Activities

  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy and pregnancy
  • Investigational antiepileptic drugs
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Over 600 lectures and presentations at international, national, regional and local meetings, 1991-present
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