Dave F. Clarke, MD

Dave F. Clarke, MD

Child and Adolescent Neurology, Pediatric Neurology, Epilepsy, Sleep Medicine
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Dave F. Clarke, MD, is a pediatric neurologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy and seizures. At Dell Children's in Austin, Texas, Dr. Clarke provides neurological tests to evaluate and monitor seizure activity in children. He starts the conversation by listening to understand you and your health concerns. Then, our care team works with you to create a personalized care plan for your needs — from medication therapies to surgical care options. Ask about virtual visits as part of your ongoing care.

Dr. Clarke is the chief of the Dell Children's Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Center, University of Texas Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children's. He is an elected member of the North American Commission, immediate past President of the ESC and member of many national and international medical organizations. He has 25 peer reviewed publications, 12 chapters, and 45 abstracts.

Living with epilepsy can be challenging -- from fear of seizures and falling to anxiety and stress. Dr. Clarke is an epilepsy specialist and offers advanced neurological care for conditions that can affect your brain and cause seizures. Our care team provide neurodiagnostic tests to diagnose and monitor epilepsy frequency and brain function to help improve your quality of life.
Meet Dave F. Clarke, MD



  • University of West Indies
  • University of West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica


  • University of Toronto
  • University of Toronto Hospital for Sick Children
  • University of Michigan Hospital
  • University of Michigan Medical Center


  • Overlook Hospital
  • Princess Margaret Hospital


  • Princess Margaret Hospital


Hospital Affiliations

  • Ascension Providence
  • Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin
  • Ascension Seton Shoal Creek
  • Dell Children's Medical Center
  • Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas


  • The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Epilepsy
  • The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Sleep Medicine


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