David Garrett, Jr., MD

Pediatric Neurosurgeon
Scott & White Healthcare

Assistant Program Director, Neurosurgical Residency


Patient Care Emphasis
Brain Tumors, Brain Aneurysm Repair, Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery, Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Neurosurgery, Spinal Fusion, Spine Disc Herniations, Spinal Stenosis, Lumbar Trauma and Tumor, Less Invasive Surgery of the Lumbar Spine, Intracranial Neurosurgical Diseases, Myelomeningocele, Cervical Spondylosis

Board Certification
  • Diplomate American Board of Neurological Surgery

  • Scott & White Appointment
    November 11, 2013

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, MD, 1987
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, BS, summa cum laude, 1983

  • Specialty Training
  • Neurological Surgery Residency, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, 1989-1995
  • General Surgery Residency, Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX, 1987-1988

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Assistant Program Director, Neurosurgical Residency

    Awards and Honors
  • American Academy of Neurological Surgery, Resident Research Award, 1994

  • Professional Memberships
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons

  • Languages Spoken
    English, German, Spanish


    McLane Children's Scott & White Hospital - Temple
    1901 SW HK Dodgen Loop
    Temple, TX 76502
    Scott & White Clinic - Temple
    2401 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508
    Scott & White Memorial Hospital - Temple
    2401 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508