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David Lee Gordon, MD, FAAN, FANA, FAHA

Professor & Chair
Kathryn G. & Doss Owen Lynn, M.D., Chair in Neurology
Chief, Section of Vascular & Critical Care Neurology
Director, Clinical Medical Students Education
Director, Clinical Clerkship (Oklahoma City Campus)
Chief, OU Medical System Neurosciences Service

920 Stanton L. Young Boulevard, Suite 2040
Oklahoma City, OK 73104-5036
Fax 405-271-5723


Academic Section(s):

Inpatient Neurology


  • Duke University, Durham, NC (bachelor’s degree)
  • University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL (MD)
  • St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY (internal medicine internship)
  • Mt. Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY (neurology residency)
  • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, IA (stroke fellowship)

Board Certification(s):

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Adult Neurology)
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Vascular Neurology)

Clinical/Research Interests:

  • Non-headache manifestations of migraine
  • Hypercoagulability and stroke in young adults
  • Optimizing hospital and community systems for stroke care
  • Outcomes-based education of health professionals

Select Honors & Accomplishments:

  • Best Doctors in America®
  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor®
  • Consumers’ Research Council of America Top Physician
  • FAAN (Fellow of American Academy of Neurology)
  • FANA (Fellow of American Neurological Association)
  • FAHA (Fellow of American Heart Association)
  • Lead author of Advanced Stroke Life Support (ASLS®)
  • Mississippi Outstanding Physician Award 1999
  • University of Mississippi School of Medicine Carl G. Evers Society Clinical Science All-Star 1999
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center Neurology Residents Teacher of the Year 1999
  • American Heart Association Meritorious Achievement Award 2000
  • University of Miami School of Medicine Teaching Award 2003
  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine George Paff Award for Excellence in Teaching 2006
  • OU Neurology Residents Award for Outstanding Attending 2009
  • OU College of Medicine Stanton L. Young Master Teacher Award 2011
  • OU College of Medicine Aesculapian Award for Excellence in Teaching Clinical Sciences 2012
  • OU College of Medicine Academy of Teaching Scholars Inductee 2012
  • OU College of Medicine Dewayne Andrews Excellence in Teaching Award 2014
  • American Academy of Neurology Clerkship Directors Teaching Award 2014
  • OU Medicine Award for Outstanding Patient Service 2014, 2015
  • American Neurological Association Distinguished Neurology Teacher Award 2016