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Tahseen Mozaffar, MD, interim chair, Department of Neurology

Tahseen Mozaffar, MD
Interim Chair, Department of Neurology
Neuromuscular Disease
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Daniela Bota, MD, PhD

Daniela Bota, MD, PhD
Associate Dean, Clinical Research
Vice Chair, Academic Affairs
Neuro-Oncology
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Lisa Flanagan, PhD

Lisa Flanagan, PhD
Vice Chair, Research
Neural Stem Cells
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Neal Hermanowicz

Neal Hermanowicz, MD
Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs
Movement Disorders
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Wengui Yu, MD

Wengui Yu, MD, PhD
Vice Chair, Hospital Affairs
Neurocritical Care and Stroke
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Full-time faculty

   
Dr. Hermelinda Abcede is a UC Irvine Health neurologist who specializes in stroke.

Hermelinda G. Abcede, MD
Vascular Neurology, Stroke
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Dr. Yama Akbari, neurocritical care specialist

Yama Akbari, MD, PhD
Neurological Critical Care
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Jose Carrillo, MD

Jose Carrillo, MD
Neuro-Oncology
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Maria M. Corrada-Bravo, ScD

Maria M. Corrada-Bravo, ScD
Aging and Dementia
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Carl W. Cotman, PhD

Carl W. Cotman, PhD
Alzheimer's Disease
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Ardith Courtney

Ardith M. Courtney, DO
Multiple Sclerosis
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Steven C. Cramer, MD

Steven C. Cramer, MD
Neural Repair
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Cyrus Dastur, MD

Cyrus Dastur, MD
Neurological Critical Care
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Michael Demetriou, MD, PhD

Michael Demetriou, MD, PhD
Multiple Sclerosis
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An Do, MD
Neural Repair
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Howard Federoff, MD, PhD

Howard Federoff, MD, PhD
Neurodegeneration
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Massimo Fiandaca, MD

Massimo Fiandaca, MD
Neurodegeneration
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Mark Fisher, MD

Mark Fisher, MD
Stroke
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Dr. Namita Goyal, Department of Neurology, UC Irvine School of Medicine

Namita Goyal, MD
Neuromuscular Disorders
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Dr. Leonid Groysman, Department of Neurology, UC Irvine School of Medicine

Leonid Groysman, MD
Neurological Critical Care
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Dr. Ali Habib, neurologist, UC Irvine School of Medicine, Department of Neurology

Ali Habib, MD
Neuromuscular Disorders
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Dr. Manisha Kak, neurologist, UC Irvine School of Medicine's Department of Neurology

Manisha Kak, MD
Neuromuscular Disorders
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claudia Kawas

Claudia H. Kawas, MD
Aging and Dementia
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Dr. Xiao-tang Kong, UC Irvine Health neurologist

Xiao-Tang Kong, MD, PhD 
Neuro-Oncology
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Jack J. Lin, MD

Jack J. Lin, MD
Epilepsy
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Dr. Xiaoying Lu, neurologist, UC Irvine School of Medicine's Department of Neurology Xiaoying Lu, MD
Epilepsy
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Mark Mapstone, MD Mark Mapstone, PhD
Neuropsychology
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Lilit Mnatsakanyan, MD Lilit Mnatsakanyan, MD
Neurophysiology
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Dr. Anna E. Morenkova, UC Irvine Health neurologist Anna E. Morenkova, MD, PhD
Movement Disorders
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Nicolas M. Phielipp, MD Nicolas M. Phielipp, MD
Movement Disorders
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Aimee Pierce, MD

Aimee Pierce, MD
Memory Disorders
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UC Irvine Health neurologist Dr. Seyed Ahmed Sajjadi

Seyed Ahmad Sajjadi, MD, PhD
Memory Disorders
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Dr. Mona Sazgar, neurologist, UC Irvine School of Medicine, Department of Neurology Mona Sazgar, MD
Epilepsy
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Indranil Sen-Gupta, MD Indranil Sen-Gupta, MD
Epilepsy
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Stefano Sensai, PhD Stefano Sensi, MD
Alzheimer's Disease
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Seyed Mohammad H. Shafie, MD Seyed Mohammed H. Shafie, MD, PhD
Stroke, Vascular Neurology
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UCI Logo Jay Shah, MD
Stroke
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Steven Small Steven L. Small, PhD, MD
Behavioral Neurology
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Arnold Starr Arnold Starr, MD
Behavioral Neurology
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UCI Seal Sara Stern-Nezer, MD
Neurological Critical Care
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Michael Sy Michael Y. Sy, MD, PhD
Multiple Sclerosis
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Gaby Thuy Thai, MD Gaby Thuy Thai, MD
General Clinical Neurology
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John H. Weiss, MD, PhD John H. Weiss, MD, PhD
Neurodegeneration
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Chuang-Kuo Wu, MD

Chuang Kuo Wu, MD, PhD
Memory Disorders
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Secondary appointees

Faculty in related departments

Community faculty

Volunteer faculty

  • Mitchell Brin, MD
  • Luis A. Chui, MD
  • Scott Haldeman, MD, PhD
  • William Preston, MD

 VA faculty

Clinical instructors

  • Andrew Schnure, DO
  • Duc Vu, MD
  • Alexander Sweidan, MD