Dr. Korak Sarkar completed his undergraduate education at the Johns Hopkins University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics, Biomedical Engineering, and Neurosciences. He earned a Doctorate of Medicine from the University of California at San Diego School of Medicine.

Dr. Sarkar completed a neurology residency at the University of California at Davis, in Sacramento, CA. This was followed by the completion of a brain injury and medicine fellowship at Northwestern University and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.

Dr. Sarkar is double boarded in neurology and brain injury medicine and rehabilitation. He joined the Ochsner Neurosciences Institute in 2015 and is also a clinical instructor at the Tulane School of Medicine. His research on TBI has been published in peer-reviewed journals and has been awarded the American Academy of Neurology’s (AAN) Founder’s Award in Translational Research. He currently serves as a board member for the non-profit Brain Injury Association of Louisiana (BIALA).

Dr Sarkar is the director of M3D Lab.

Medical School

University of California at San Diego School of Medicine - San Diego, CA


University of California at Davis - Sacramento, CA (Neurology)


Northwestern University/ Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago - Chicago, IL (Brain Injury Medicine)

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
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