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​Jonathan D. Santoro, MD

Medical Director, Neuroimmunology and Demyelinating Disorders Program

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Neuroimmunology, Neurology

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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

4650 W. Sunset Blvd., MS #82 Health Sciences Campus, 

Los Angeles, CA, 90027

Telephone: 323-361-2471

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Gregory Aaen, MD

Co-Director, Pediatric Autoimmune Encephalitis Clinic

Neuroimmunology, Neurology

Loma Linda University Health/Autoimmune Encephalitis Clinic
250 E. Caroline St.
Suite J
San Bernardino, California, 92408

909-835-1810 /909-651-1906

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Megan Lanille, MD

Neurology/ Child Neurology

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
4650 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Primary: (323) 361-2471

Secondary: ( 626) 795-7177

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Wendy Mitchell, MD

Child Neurology

4650 Sunset Blvd. #82,

Los Angeles, CA 90027

(323) 361-2471

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Nancy A. Baker, MD

Neurology

Loma Linda University Medical Clinics

11370 Anderson St., Suite B100

Loma Linda, CA 92354

Telephone for Appointment: (909) 558-2880

or: (909) 55804907

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Kevin R. Patel, MD

Neurology/ Neuromuscular Medicine

Specialties:  Neuromyelitis optica and other neuroimmunological disorders with research interests in advanced imaging

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Westwood Neurology
300 Medical Plaza
Suite B200
Los Angeles, California 90095

Primary: (310) 794-1195

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Research

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Megan Lanille, MD

Neurology/ Child Neurology

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
4650 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Primary: (323) 361-2471

Secondary: ( 626) 795-7177

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Jonathan Kuo, MD

Neurology

kuo574@usc.edu

1520 San Pablo St Ste 3000

Los Angeles, CA 90033

(916) 703-2273

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Richard A. Lewis, MD

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
127 S. San Vicente Blvd.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, Sixth floor, A6600
Los Angeles, CA 90048

(310) 423-7900

Dept of Neurology Cedars-Sinai Telephone:  310-423-6472 

Main Telephone: 1-800-cedars-1

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Christine Hessler, M.D.

Neurology

Mountain View Center
701 E. El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA 94040

(650) 934-7300

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Amy Lee, MD

Neurology

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA 94040

(650) 934-7300

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Ning Zhong, MD

Neurology

Primary:

Kaiser Permanente Medical Group

2025 Morse Ave # 2G
Sacramento,CA 95825
Secondary:

300 Medical Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095-0001

(916) 973-5175

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Carol A Glaser, DVM, MPVM, MD

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Encephalitis and CNS Infections

Primary:

Kaiser Permanente, Oakland Medical Center &
University of California, San Francisco, CA
3600 Broadway, 4th floor
Oakland, CA 94611

Secondary:

500 Parnassus Ave # 0136,

San Francisco, CA 94143-2203

Primary:
(510) 752-7811

Secondary:

(415) 476-0301

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Suresh Govindram Gurbani, MD

Pediatric Neurologist

Primary:

Kaiser Permanente Medical Group

3460 E La Palma Ave.
Anaheim ,CA 92806

(888) 988-2800

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William Gallentine, DO

Pediatric Neurology and Epilepsy

Primary:

Stanford Medicine
730 Welch Road, 2nd Floor
Palo Alto, California, 94304

(650) 723-0993

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Michelle L. Apperson, MD, Ph.D.

Neurology / Autoimmune Diseases

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St, Suite 3700
Sacramento, CA 95817

(916) 734-3588

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Revere (Rip) Kinkel, MD

Neurology

Primary:
Hillcrest – Medical Offices North

UC San Diego Health – Hillcrest

Medical Offices North

200 West Arbor Drive

San Diego, CA  92103

Secondary:

La Jolla – 4510 Executive Drive

UC San Diego Health – La Jolla

4510 Executive Drive

San Diego, CA  92121

(800) 926-8273

(619) 543-3500

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Amy J Gleichman, PhD.

Dept of Neurology, Postdoctoral fellow at UCLA

University of California,

David Gefen School of Medicine

Los Angeles, CA

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Linkedin

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Jerry Jeh Shih, MD

Neurology, Epilepsy, Neurophysiology

j8shih@ucsd.edu

University of California San Diego

9300 Campus Point Drive #7740
La Jolla CA 92037

858-657-6080

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Jody Corey-Bloom, MD, PhD

Neuroimmunology, Neurology

jcoreybl@ucsd.edu
Department of Neurosciences at UC San Diego School of Medicine

9500 Gilman Drive (MC0948)
La Jolla, CA 92093-0948

​8950 Villa La Jolla Drive, Ste C129

La Jolla, CA 92037

858-249-0574

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Keith Van Haren, MD

Pediatric Neurology

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Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

730 Welch Rd Ste 206

Palo Alto, CA 94304

(650) 723-0993

Secondary: (415) 353-2069

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Michael Geschwind, MD, PhD

Behavioral (cognitive) Neurologist, Co-directs UCSF MAC Autoimmune Encephalopathy Clinic

Primary:

UCSF Autoimmune Encephalitis clinic
675 Nelson Rising Lane Suite 190
San Francisco CA 94158 

Secondary:

Memory and Aging Center
1500 Owens St., Suite 320
San Francisco, CA 94158

Primary: (415) 353-2057

Secondary: 415-467-2900

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Jeffrey Gelfand, MD

Associate Professor, Neurology
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Primary:

UCSF Autoimmune Encephalitis clinic

UCSF School of Medicine

675 Nelson Rising Lane
San Francisco CA 94158

Secondary:

Multiple Sclerosis Center
1500 Owens St., Suite 320
San Francisco, CA 94158

Primary: (415) 502-7215

Secondary: (415) 353-2069

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Prashanth Ramachandran, MBBS

Assistant Professor, Neurology
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Primary:

UCSF Autoimmune Encephalitis clinic

UCSF School of Medicine

675 Nelson Rising Lane
San Francisco CA 94158

Primary: (415) 353-8365

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Michael Wilson, MD

Neurologic complications and Viral causes of Encephalitis

Michael.Wilson@ucsf.edu

Multiple Sclerosis Center

1500 Owens St., Suite 320
San Francisco, CA 94158

(415) 353-2069

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Kendra Peterson, MD

Neurological diseases, Treatment of brain tumors and Palliative care

Ray Dolby Brain Health Center
At CPMC’s Davies Campus
45 Castro Street, Suite 220
San Francisco, CA 94114

(415) 600-5555

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Mariel M. Velez, M.D., Ph.D.

 Neurology, Epilepsy

1100 Van Ness AvenueFloor 6San Francisco, CA 94109

(415) 600-7800

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