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.

 

Orwa Aboud, M.D., Ph.D.

Shubhi Agrawal, M.D. 

Bradley Ander, Ph.D.

Michelle Apperson, M.D., Ph.D

Mustafa Ansari, M.D.

William Benko, M.D. 

Roy Ben-Shalom, Ph.D., M.S.

David Bissig, M.D., Ph.D.

Amy Brooks-Kayal, M.D.

Michelle Chan, Ph.D.

Celia Chang, M.D. 

Doris Chen, M.D. 

Tsung-Yu Chen, M.D., Ph.D. 

Josh Dayananthan, M.D.

Charles DeCarli, M.D. 

Nina Dronkers, Ph.D.

Alexandra Duffy, D.O.

Elizabeth Ekpo, M.D.

Audrey Fan, Ph.D.

Sarah Farias, Ph.D.

Kyle Fink, Ph.D. 

Jaclyn Fox, Ph.D.

Rochelle Frank, M.D. 

Marco Gonzalez, Ph.D.

John Gray, M.D., Ph.D.

Fuzheng Guo, Ph.D.

Tim Hanks, Ph.D. 

David Johnson, Ph.D.

Wilsaan Joiner, Ph.D.

Trishna Kantamneni, M.D.

Kiran Kanth, M.D.

Kevin Keenan, M.D.

Jeffrey Kennedy, M.D.  

Christina Kim, Ph.D.

Ingrid Kwee, M.D. 

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Marc Lenaerts, M.D.

Jack Lin, M.D.

Shannon Liang, M.D.

Da Zhi Liu, Ph.D.

Norika Malhado-Chang, M.D. 

Ricardo Maselli, M.D.

Kimberley McAllister, Ph.D.

Oanh Meyer, Ph.D., M.A.S.

John Morrison, Ph.D.

Dan Mungas, Ph.D.

Kwan Ng, M.D., Ph.D. 

Ivy Nguyen, M.D.

John Olichney, M.D.

Temitayo Oyegbile-Chidi, M.D., Ph.D

Nigel Pedersen, M.D.

David Pleasure, M.D.

Mona Rezaei, M.D.

David Richman, M.D.

Michael A. Rogawski, M.D., Ph.D.

Ajay Sampat, M.D.

Masud Seyal, M.D., Ph.D.

Frank Sharp, M.D. 

Jonathan Snider, M.D. 

Boryana Stamova, Ph.D. 

Sophie Xu Teng, M.D., Ph.D.

Olivia Chi-ying Tong, M.D. 

Sheela Toprani, M.D., Ph.D.

Martin Usrey, Ph.D. 

Alyssa Weakley, Ph.D.

Vicki Wheelock, M.D.

Ge Xiong, M.D., Ph.D.

Alan Yee, D.O.

Xinhua Zhan, M.D., Ph.D. 

Lin Zhang, M.D., Ph.D. 

Chen Zhao, M.D.

 

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

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 

Rachel Whitmer, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics 

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.

Ivan Skelin, M.D., Ph.D.

Yan Wang, Ph.D.

Chun-Yi Wu, Ph.D.

Dorota Zolkowska, Ph.D. 

Staff Physicians

Antoinette Lopez, M.D.

Palak Parikh, M.D.

William Seavey, M.D.