- Professor of Neurology
- Director, UCLA Sleep Disorders Center
- Director, UCLA Neurology Clinic
Dr. Avidan is Professor of Neurology at UCLA where he serves as Director of the UCLA Sleep Disorders Center and Director of the Neurology Clinic.
He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from UCLA and then attended Medical School at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences where he also obtained a Master of Public Health. He subsequently completed his neurology Residency at the Georgetown University Medical Center, where he was Chief Resident. After residency, he completed a Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology and Sleep Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic.
In 1999, Dr. Avidan joined the University of Michigan where he was Assistant Professor, Director of the Sleep Disorders Clinic and chair of resident education in the Department of Neurology.
He moved to UCLA in July of 2006. His clinical interests include management of insomnia, sleep disordered breathing, restless legs syndrome, circadian rhythm disorders, geriatric sleep medicine and hypersomnia.