The Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment of adults and children with neurological disorders. Clinical programs include general neurology, epilepsy, stroke, movement disorders, memory disorders, multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular diseases, neuro-oncology, neurophysiology, and child neurology. Their educational programs offer outstanding residency training in adult and child neurology and post-residency fellowship training in many neurological subspecialties.
Many current faculty members are international leaders in their field. Included among its former trainees and faculty are many department chairs and other leaders in American neurology. The Department provides care and consultative services to patients referred from throughout California and from throughout the nation. The combination of recent and current enhanced development of clinical facilities at Stanford and its allied medical centers along with continued robust population growth in Northern California and the Bay Area provides a remarkable breadth and depth of clinical neurology experience. Research in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences covers a wide range of multidisciplinary programs ranging from basic neuroscience studies, preclinical studies and clinical trials. In addition, Stanford is well known for its outstanding neuroscience community. The outstanding academic milieu at Stanford along with cutting edge programs promoting multidisciplinary research makes possible an exceptional degree of research integration that links Department faculty members and trainees with those from multiple schools and departments, each with major national stature, across the Stanford campus. The Department has a particularly rich tradition of integrating cutting edge advances in basic science with novel clinical approaches.
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