UC Davis Department of Neurology comprises a diverse faculty of clinicians, educators, & researchers

The UC Davis Department of Neurology is a dedicated team comprising academic neurologists, neuropsychologists, and basic and clinical research scientists who pursue a threefold mission of clinical care, research, and education. Highly skilled physicians with subspecialty expertise in each of the domains of adult neurology provide care to patients with diseases of the nervous system in both hospital and outpatient settings.

Professors Emeriti

William Bonekat, D.O.

Kathleen Baynes, Ph.D. 

Constance Bowe, M.D.

Pierre Dreyfus, M.D.

William G. Ellis, M.D.

Robert Fairclough, Ph.D. 

Fredric Gorin, M.D., Ph.D.

Bruce Reed, Ph.D.

Karen Sigvardt, Ph.D.

R.P. Scobey, M.D.

Barry Tharp, M.D.

Piero Verro, M.D.

David Woods, Ph.D.

Nazhiyath Vijayan, M.D.

 

Volunteer Clinical Faculty

Loren Alving, M.D.

Ryan Armour, D.O.

Erin Bigler, Ph.D.

William Cahill, M.D.

Leo Chen, M.D.

Joanna Gan, M.D.

Shawn Kile, M.D.

Elina Melamed, M.D.

Kimberly Miller, Ph.D.

Manoj Mittal, M.D., MSc

June Yu Paltzer, Ph.D.

Joint Appointments

Yin Allison Liu, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Opthalmology and Visual Science

George R. Mangun, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Neurology and Psychology

Ryan Martin, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Kiarash Shahlaie, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery 

Jeffrey Vitt, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Lara Zimmermann, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Professional Researchers and Project Scientists

Hajar Amini, Ph.D.

Lucia Borges, Ph.D.

Scott Cameron, Ph.D.

Paulina Carmona-Mora, Ph.D.

Ashish Dhir, Ph.D.

Evan Fletcher, Ph.D. 

Adam Goldring, Ph.D. 

Pauline Maillard, Ph.D.

Eleonora Napoli, Ph.D.

Shraddha Sapkota, Ph.D.

Yan Wang, Ph.D.

Chun-Yi Wu, Ph.D.

Dorota Zolkowska, Ph.D. 

Staff Physicians

Deborah Cahn-Weiner, Ph.D.

Antoinette Lopez, M.D.

Palak Parikh, M.D.

Shweta Teckchandani, M.D.

William Seavey, M.D.