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Gary Mathern, MD

UCLA Physician Gary Mathern, MD specializes in Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurological Surgery.
Preferred Name
Gary W. Mathern
Specialty
Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurological Surgery
Gender
Male
Language Spoken
English
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
State License Number
G51728
Contact
(310) 825-7961 Appointment Scheduling
Fax Number
(310) 825-0922
Voted Best Doctor
Voted Super Doctor
PRACTICE LOCATION

Clinic
300 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite B200
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Mailing Address
UCLA Neurosurgery Department
Box 957039
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7039

MEDICAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery, 1996
EDUCATION
Residency
Neurosurgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1986 - 1991
Surgery, Harbor - UCLA Medical Center, 1985 - 1985
Internship
Rotating (Internship), Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1982 - 1983
Medical Degree
MD, Case Western Reserve Univ School of Medicine, 1982
CLINICAL INTEREST
Astrocytoma (grade II gliomas), Brain Tumor, Cavernous malformation (aka cavernoma), Chiari Malformation, Congenital Disorders of the Brain and Spine, Dermoid cysts, Encephalocele, Ependymoma, Epilepsy Surgery, Gangliomas, Hydrocephalus, Pediatric Spine, Pediatrics, Seizure Disorders
AFFILIATION
Department Affiliation
Physician, Neurosurgery, Epilepsy Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery
IN THE NEWS

VIDEOS

MAGAZINE
UCLA Magazine - Good Medicine: Stopping Seizures

Epilepsy is a devastating disease, nowhere more so than in young children, who suffer brain damage and even death. The pioneering UCLA Pediatric Epilepsy Program under the direction of neurosurgeon Dr. Gary Mathern is pushing the boundaries of surgery and saving the lives - literally and figuratively - of dozens of kids every year.  read more >>

MORE INFORMATION
Research Interest
Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery
Awards & Recognition
  • Listed in Best Doctors in America®, 2011-2012 Top 5% of physicians in the United States. October, 2010
  • Listed in Guide to America’s Top Surgeons, 2011 Edition.
  • Consumers’ Research Council of America.
  • The Hemispherectomy Foundation Medical Advisory Board Member of the Year, and The 2011 Hemispherectomy Foundation International Conference and Family Reunion Planning Committee Recognition Award. Anaheim, California, July 2011.
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