P. Leia Nghiemphu, MD

P. Leia Nghiemphu, MD

Neurology| Neuro-Oncology
Primary Location
Bowyer Oncology Center
200 Medical Plaza
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.

Education

Medical Board Certification

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2004

Fellowship

UCLA School of Medicine, 2005

Residency

Stanford University School of Medicine, 2003

Internship

Beth Israel Medical Center, 2000

Locations

West Los Angeles

Bowyer Oncology Center

Medical Oncology| Cancer Genetics| Bone Marrow Radiation Oncology +3 more

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Research

Interests

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

Awards

  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2021