P. Leia Nghiemphu, MD

P. Leia Nghiemphu, MD

Neurology| Neuro-Oncology
Accepting new patients
Primary Location
Bowyer Oncology Center
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 120
Los Angeles, California 90095
Phone
Fax
310-206-6932

About

Preferred Name: P. (Leia) Nghiemphu

Academic Appointment

  • Professor of Clinical Neurology

Dr. Nghiemphu has been on faculty at UCLA since 2006 and is the Director of Neuro-Oncology Clinical Service and the Director of the Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program. SHe is also the Clinical Director of the UCLA Neurofibromatosis Program. She has been the operational director for the UCLA Brain Tumor Center, charged with developing a highly coordinated, integrated, patient-centered practice for the care of patients with brain and nervous system tumors.

Languages

English, Vietnamese

Education

Medical Board Certification

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2004

Fellowship

Neuro-Oncology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2005

Residency

Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine, 2003

Internship

Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, 2000

Recognitions

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Areas of Focus

Schwannomatosis
Brain and spine tumors
Primary brain tumor
Central nervous system tumors
Neurofibromatosis
Glioblastoma multiforme

Research

Interests

  • Individualized molecularly based therapy for patients with malignant brain tumors
  • Quality improvement in the care of patients with brain tumors
  • Neurofibromatosis

Recognitions

  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2021