Mauricio R. Delgado, MD, FRCPC, FAAN

  • Professor of Neurology
    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

    Dr. Mauricio R. Delgado is a Professor of Neurology at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He served as director of neurology at Scottish Rite for Children from 1990-2017. clinical and research interests on childhood motor disorders led him to establish specialized clinics in Cerebral Palsy, Holoprosencephaly and Hereditary Spastic Paraparesis. He was the co-chair of the steering committee of the National Institutes of Health Childhood Motor Disorders Task Force.    He was the leading author of the 2010 AAN practice guidelines on pharmacological treatment of spasticity in children with cerebral palsy. He was the president of the AACPDM from 2019-2020. He has more than 100 peer reviewed publications and has served on the Editorial Boards of Journal of Child Neurology and DMCN.

    Dr. Delgado received his medical degree from the University of Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico. He completed his training in pediatrics and neurology at the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Canada. He received certification in neurology with special qualification in child neurology and neurophysiology from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.