Fellowships

Neurosciences Fellows

We offer clinical fellowships in the following areas:

Child Neurology
Program director: John Crawford, MD
Duration: 3 years
ACGME accredited
Apply through San Francisco Match

ALS Translational Research Fellowship
Program Director: John Ravits, MD
Duration: 2 years
1 fellow per year
Apply through John Ravits
Web page

Neurocritical Care
Program director: Navaz Karanjia, MD
Duraction: 1-2 years
UCNS (pending)
Apply through Navaz Karanjia

Neurophysiology - EEG/Epilepsy Track
Program director: Vicente Iragui-Madoz, MD, PhD
Duration: 1 year
ACGME accredited
Apply through Sherri Koopman

Neurophysiology - EMG Track
Program director: John Ravits, MD
Duration: 1 year
ACGME accredited
Apply through Carolyn Vergara

Vascular Neurology (Stroke)
Program director: Branko Huisa, MD
Duration: 1 or 2 years
ACGME accredited (first year only)
Apply through bhuisa@ucsd.edu
Web page

Dementia (2 per year)
Program director: Douglas Galasko, M.D.
Duration: 2 years
Non-accredited
VA funded
Apply through Douglas Galasko

Movement Disorders/Dementia (2 per year) 
Program Director: Irene Litvan, MD
Duration: 1-2 years
1 at UCSD, 1 at VA Hospital
Non-accredited
Apply through Irene Litvan
Web page

Current fellows

Child Neurology
Dillon Chen, MD, PhD


Clinical Neurophysiology/EMG Track
Nancy Bello, MD

Clinical Neurophysiology/EEG Track
Michelle Van Noord, MD

Vascular Neurology (Stroke)
James Ho, MD

David Nguyen, DO

Mohsen Pirastehfar, MD

Rajiv Narula, MD


Neurocritical Care
Martin Krause, MD

Movement Disorders
Yuan Xing, MD

Amanda Yu, DO, PhD