Brent L. Fogel, MD, PhD
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Brent L. Fogel, MD, PhD

  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Westwood Neurology | 300 Medical Plaza, Suite B200, Los Angeles, CA 90095


Dr. Brent Fogel is a Professor in the Departments of Neurology and Human Genetics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA where he serves as Director of the Neurogenetics Clinic and the UCLA Clinical Neurogenomics Research Center. He specializes in the diagnosis and care of patients with genetic neurological disorders including cerebellar ataxia & ataxia with oculomotor apraxia, spastic paraplegia, leukodystrophies, and many others.

Dr. Fogel also runs an active research program to identify rare and novel genetic causes of neurological disease and to understand how best to use genomic information and technologies to efficiently diagnose and to improve care and treatment of patients.




Medical Board Certification

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2009


Neurogenetics, UCLA School of Medicine, 2009


Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2007


Internal Medicine, Northwestern University GME, 2004


MD, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2003
PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2001


West Los Angeles

Westwood Neurology

Neurology| Movement Disorders Neurology| Epilepsy Neurology +6 more specialties

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center



  • General Neurogenetics
  • Hereditary Ataxia
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Ataxia with Oculomotor Apraxia
  • Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia
  • Leukodystrophy


  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare

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