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. 

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.

Nandini Bakshi, M.D.

Dani Binegar, Ph.D.

William Cahill, M.D.

Leo Chen, M.D.

Shawn Kile, M.D.

Kimberly Miller, Ph.D.

June Yu Paltzer, Ph.D.

Richard Riemer, M.D.

Joint Appointments

John L. Keltner, M.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.
Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery 

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

Professional Researchers

Pauline Maillard, Ph.D.

Xinhua Zhan, Ph.D.               

Lucia Borges, Ph.D.

Ashish Dhir, Ph.D.

Evan Fletcher, Ph.D.

Dorota Zolkowska, Ph.D.

Staff Physicians

Deborah Cahn-Weiner, Ph.D.

Antoinette Lopez, M.D.

Palak Parikh, M.D.

William Seavey, M.D.