The Department of Neurology - dedicated to outstanding clinical care, education, and research

The UC Davis Department of Neurology conducts clinical research and provides diagnosis and treatment for adults and children with a variety of neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, epilepsy, movement disorders including Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases, tremor, dystonia, multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular conditions, headache, and sleep disorders.

Midtown ClinicThe Neurology Clinic is located at the new Midtown Ambulatory Care Center at 3160 Folsom Boulevard in Sacramento.  (Map and directions)

In addition to practicing general neurology, our faculty includes leading experts with advanced training and experience in the following subspecialties:

Charles DeCarli, M.D.
Clinical Professor
Director, Alzheimer's Disease Center
Director, IDeA Laboratory

Sarah Farias, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor

Ingrid Kwee, M.D.
Professor
VA, Northern California Health Care System

Oanh Meyer, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Dan Mungas, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
Associate Director, Alzheimer's Disease Center

John Olichney, M.D.
Clinical Professor

Gregory Chang, M.D.
Neurohospitalist

Kwan Ng, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Director, Vascular Neurology

Andrew Oh, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor

Joshua Dayananthan, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor

Katherine Denny, Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor

Alexandra Duffy, D.O.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Director, Neurology Residency Program

Sarah Farias, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor

Norika Malhado-Chang, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor

Kiarash Shahlaie, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Co-Director, Deep Brain Stimulation Program

Vicki Wheelock, M.D.
Clinical Professor
Director, Huntington's Disease Center of Excellence

Lin Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Professor
Co-Director, Deep Brain Stimulation Program

Jeffrey Kennedy, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor

Palak Parikh, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor

Masud Seyal, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Professor
Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Director, EEG Laboratory

Craig Watson, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Professor

Marc Lenaerts, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor
Director, Outpatient Neurology

Joshua Dayananthan, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor

Alexandra Duffy, D.O.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Director, Neurology Residency Program

Norika Malhado-Chang, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor

Vicki Wheelock, M.D.
Clinical Professor
Director, Huntington's Disease Center of Excellence

Lin Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Professor
Medical Director, Deep Brain Stimulation Program

Michelle Apperson, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Clinical Professor
Director, Multiple Sclerosis Program

Ricardo Maselli, M.D.
Clinical Professor
Director, EMG Laboratory

David Richman, M.D.
Clinical Professor

Ricardo Maselli, M.D.
Clinical Professor
Director, EMG Laboratory

Sarah Farias, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor

Katherine Denny, Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor

Oanh Meyer, Ph.D.
Assistant Adjunct Professor

Diane Swick, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
VA, Northern California Health Care System

William Benko, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor

Celia Chang, M.D.
Clinical Professor

Shannon Liang, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor

Matthew Chow, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor

Fredric Gorin, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Professor
Chair, Department of Neurology

Michael A. Rogawski, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Professor
Director, Center for Neurotherapeutics Discovery and Development

Diane Swick, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
VA, Northern California Health Care System

Nina F. Dronkers, Ph.D.
Center for Mind and Brain
VA Northern California Health Care System

Takayuki Ito, M.D., Ph.D.
Institute for Pediatric Regenerative Medicine

Dan Mungas, Ph.D.
Alzheimer's Disease Center

Diane Swick, Ph.D.
Center for Mind and Brain
VA Northern California Health Care System

H. William Bonekat, D.O.
Professor Emeritus, Internal Medicine

John L. Keltner, M.D.
Professor, Opthalmology

Kiarash Shahlaie, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Neurological Surgery
Co-Director, Deep Brain Stimulation Program

Kathleen Baynes, Ph.D. Karen Sigvardt, Ph.D.
Constance Bowe, M.D. Barry Tharp, M.D.
Pierre Dreyfus, M.D. Piero Verro, M.D.
Robert Fairclough, Ph.D. Nazhiyath Vijayan, M.D.
Bruce Reed, Ph.D. David Woods, Ph.D.
R.P. Scobey, M.D.
Ryan Armour, D.O. Michael Cole, M.D.
Nandini Bakshi, M.D. Shawn Kile, M.D.
Dani Binegar, Ph.D. Kimberly Miller, Ph.D.
DaWilliam Cahill, M.D. June Yu Paltzer, Ph.D.
Deborah Cahn-Weiner, Ph.D. Richard Riemer, M.D.
Leo Chen, M.D. Alan Shatzel, M.D.