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The Department of Neurology

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The Department of Neurology offers comprehensive consultation, diagnosis, and treatment services for adult and geriatric patients with disorders of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and muscles. Clinical services are organized into general neurology and subspecialty programs.

Clinical research activities are ongoing in many subspecialty areas including Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, neurorehabilitation (stroke and spinal cord injury), and post-polio. For information on patient eligibility, please contact the individual program.

The Department of Neurology practices at the following UCLA affiliated campuses:

  • Westwood Campus
  • Santa Monica Campus
  • Harbor Campus: (Chief and Vice Chair – Mark Morrow, MD)
  • Olive View Campus:(Chief and Vice Chair - D. Alan Shewmon, MD)
  • VA Campuses (Sepulveda/Wadsworth): (Vice Chair - Claude G. Wasterlain, MD)
Telephone Number

Patient Information
(310) 794-1195 Information and appointments, Westwood
(310) 319-5098 Santa Monica

Fax Number
(310) 794-7491 Westwood, general or refills
(310) 301-5391 Westwood, new patient referrals
(310) 319-4552 Santa Monica

For additional contact information, please visit Department of Neurology's website.

Chair Specialty
Mazziotta, John MD, PhD Neurology

Vice Chairs
Charles, Andrew MD Neurology
Giesser, Barbara MD Neurology
Vickrey, Barbara MD, MPH Neurology

Alexander, David MD Neurology
Apostolova, Liana MD Neurology
Avidan, Alon Yosefian MD, MPH Neurology; Sleep Medicine
Baloh, Robert MD Neurology
Bordelon, Yvette MD, PhD Neurology
Bronstein, Jeff MD, PhD Neurology
Buxton, William MD Neurology
Carmichael, Stanley MD, PhD Neurology
Cloughesy, Timothy MD Neurology
DeGiorgio, Christopher MD Neurology
Demer, Joseph MD Ophthalmology
Dobkin, Bruce MD Neurology
Eliashiv, Dawn MD Neurology
Engel, Jerome MD Neurology
Escueta, Antonio MD Neurology
Flippen, Charles MD Neurology
Fogel, Brent MD, PhD Neurology
Graves, Michael MD Neurology; Clinical Neurophysiology; Neuromuscular Medicine
Guo, Ming MD, PhD Neurology
Ishiyama, Gail MD Neurology
Jen, Joanna MD, PhD Neurology
Kim, Doojin MD Neurology
Lai, Albert MD, PhD Neurology
Liebeskind, David MD Neurology
Lu, Po-Haong PsyD Neuropsychology
Marder, Victor MD Hematology & Oncology
Mendez, Mario MD, PhD Neurology
Momtazee, Callene MD Neurology
Nuwer, Marc MD, PhD Neurology; Clinical Neurophysiology
Perlman, Susan MD Neurology
Pleninger, Perrin MD Neurology; Clinical Neurophysiology; Neuromuscular Medicine
Porter, Verna MD Neurology
Portera-Cailliau, Carlos MD Neurology
Restrepo-Jimenez, Lucas MD Neurology
Ringman, John MD Neurology
Saver, Jeffrey MD Neurology
Shieh, Perry MD, PhD Neurology; Clinical Neurophysiology; Neuromuscular Medicine
Shields, William MD Pediatric Neurology
Sicotte, Nancy MD Neurology
Singer, Elyse MD Neurology
Soss, Jason MD Neurology
Starkman, Sidney MD Emergency Medicine
Stern, John MD Neurology
Teng, Edmond MD Neurology
Tingus, Kathleen PhD Clinical Neurophysiology
Vanek, Zeba MD Neurology; Psychiatry
Vespa, Paul MD Neurology
Vinters, Harry MD Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology
Voskuhl, Rhonda MD Neurology
Wiedau-Pazos, Martina MD Neurology; Neuromuscular Medicine
Woods, Roger MD Neurology
Wu, Allan MD Neurology
Yan-Go, Frisca MD Neurology; Clinical Neurophysiology

Body System Locations
Brain and Nerves
Bones, Joints and Muscles

Disorders and Conditions
Mental Health and Behavior


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