Adam J. Darby, MD

Adam J. Darby, MD

Accepting new patients
Primary Location
Thousand Oaks Neurology
2100 Lynn Road
Suite 230
Thousand Oaks, California 91360


Dr. Darby was born and raised in Sunderland, England, and attended Durham University where he received a Bachelor of Science honors degree in Environmental Sciences. He received his medical degree from St Georges University School of Medicine as part of the Global Scholars partnership with Northumbria University in Newcastle England. He completed his Internal Medicine internship and Neurology residency at the University of Vermont before moving to California to complete fellowship training at UCLA. He completed fellowship training in Behavioral Neurology and Sports Neurology/Neurotrauma.

Dr. Darby is board certified with American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and United Council of Neurological Subspecialties Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychoatry. In addition to practicing as a general neurologist in Thousand Oaks he also holds a position as an attending neurologist with the Westwood based UCLA Steve Tisch brainSPORT program which specializes in the treatment of sports and military-related head injuries. His areas of particular interest are dementia, movement disorders and headache.




Medical Board Certification

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2015


Sports Neurology and Neurotrauma, UCLA Steve Tisch, 2017
Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine, 2017


Neurology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 2015
Neurology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 2012


MD, St. George's University School of Medicine/Grenada, 2011


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Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Areas of Focus

Sports related concussion
Neurodegenerative diseases
Parkinson's disease (pd)
Cerebrovascular accident (cva)
Alzheimer's disease



  • Sports and military related head trauma
  • The link between head trauma and neurodegenerative disease


Link to Dr. Darby's complete list of publications >

  1. Retrospective Assessment of Clinical Criteria for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy/Traumatic Encephalopathy Syndrome in a VA Neurobehavior Clinic Population; Adam J Darby, Michael G Cline, Mario F Mendez, and Edmond Teng; Accepted submission for Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2017
  2. Pediatric Concussion: Understanding, Assessment, and Management, with Special Attention to Sports-Related Brain Injury; Adam Darby, Jeff Victoroff and Christopher C. Giza, 2017 – Submitted in press
  3. Detection of CTE in Autopsy Cohorts using Restricted Cortical Sampling; Adam Darby, Jason Adams, Katherine Babcock, Ann McKee Conference Paper in Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology · June 2015


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