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Frank Gilliam, MD, MPH

Neurologist

Department:
Neurology

Certifications:
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology

Languages:
English and Spanish

Locations

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UT Health RGV Multispecialty (Harlingen)

2106 Treasure Hills Blvd., Suite 1.326, Harlingen, TX. 78550

PHONE: (956) 296-1519 | FAX: (956) 296-1331

Services & Treatments

Neurology (In-Person)

Conditions Treated:

  • Epilepsy/ Seizures

Services Offered

  • Epilepsy and Seizure Outpatient Evaluations and Management
  • Continuous Video/EEG Monitoring
  • Presurgical evaluations for pharmacoresistant focal epilepsy

Diagnostics performed:

  • Routine Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Home Continuous Video/EEG Monitoring

Telemedicine

Services Offered

  • Epilepsy and Seizure Outpatient Evaluations and Management
  • Continuous Video/EEG Monitoring

Biography

Dr. Frank Gilliam Jr, MD, is a board certified Neurologist at UT Health RGV. With over 21 years of advanced medical experience, Dr. Gilliam uses the latest technology and medical advancements in neurology to provide patients in the RGV with the highest level of care.

Dr. Gilliam graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy from Haverford College in 1983 and received his Medical Degree (M.D.) from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in 1987. He then completed his Residency at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in 1991. Additionally, he completed his Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School in 1992.

As a Neurology Specialist at UT Health RGV, Dr. Gilliam diagnoses and provides services and treatments for epilepsy and seizures, Outpatient Evaluations and Management, Electroencephalography (EEG), and Presurgical evaluations for pharmacoresistant focal epilepsy. Dr. Frank Gilliam is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology with a specialization in child epilepsy.

Additionally, Dr. Gilliam is a member of several notable organizations such as the American Academy of Neurology, American Neurological Association, American Epilepsy Society, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Southern Epilepsy and EEG Society, and the American Society of Neuroimaging.

Dr. Gilliam joined the UTRGV School of Medicine Faculty in September 2020 and currently serves as a Professor in the Department of Neurology, educating and training the next generation of leaders in medicine, research, and patient care.

To schedule an in-person or telemedicine appointment with Dr. Gilliam, fill out our secure Online Appointment Request Form or call us at 1-833-887-4863 to speak with one of our UT Health RGV scheduling professionals.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1 or go to your nearest emergency room.

Education & Training

Fellowships:
Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard University (1991-1992)
Boston, MA

Cleveland Clinic Foundation (1992)
Cleveland, OH

Post Graduate Training:
UAB School of Public Health (1999)
Birmingham, AL

Medical School:
University of Louisville School of Medicine (1987)
Louisville, KY

Undergraduate Training:
Haverford College (1983)
Haverford, PA

Honors & Awards

  • (2005-2018) Best Doctors of America
  • (2017) 11th Zeigler Professorship Lecture
  • (2008) Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors
  • (2008) Mid-Career Mentoring Award
  • (1996) American Epilepsy Society Junior Investigator Award
  • (1995) Clinical Investigator Development Award
  • (1993) Epilepsy Foundation of American Research Award

Certifications:

  • Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology
  • ABPN Added Qualification in Clinical Neurophysiology
  • MRI/CR- American Society of Neuroimaging
  • ABPN Added Qualification in Epilepsy