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Carlos Portera-Cailliau, MD

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Carlos Portera-Cailliau, MD

UCLA Physician Carlos Portera-Cailliau, MD specializes in Neurology.
Specialty
Neurology
Gender
Male
Language Spoken
English
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
State License Number
A89610
Contact
(310) 794-1195 Office
(310) 206-2359 Lab
Fax Number
(310) 206-9819 Fax
PRACTICE LOCATION

UCLA Neurological Services
300 UCLA Medical Plaza B-200
Los Angeles, CA 90095

MEDICAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2002, 2012
EDUCATION
Fellowship
Movement Disorder, Columbia-Presbyterian Neurological Institute, 2001 - 2004
Residency
Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1998 - 2001
Internship
Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 1997 - 1998
Degree
MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1997
CLINICAL INTEREST
Movement Disorders, Parkinson's Disease
AFFILIATION
Department Affiliation
Provider, Neurology, Movement Disorders Program
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Additional Information

Dr. Portera-Cailliau was born and raised in Madrid, Spain. He obtained a B.A. in Biochemistry & Cell Biology from U.C. San Diego in 1990. He then attended the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and obtained an MD-PhD degree in 1997. His mentors were Drs. Donald Price and Lee Martin.

After finishing a residency in Neurology at The Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston in 2001, Dr. Portera-Cailliau moved to Columbia University for a post-doctoral fellowship in Dr. Rafael Yuste's laboratory. His second post-doc was with Dr. Karel Svoboda in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

He joined the UCLA faculty in November 2004 and has joint appointments in the Departments of Neurology and Neurobiology. He is a member of UCLA's BRI and ACCESS.

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