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  • Kathie S Lin

    Kathie S Lin

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences

    BioDr. Lin practices both Neuromuscular Medicine and Comprehensive Neurology in Emeryville and Palo Alto. She has a particular interest in the diagnosis and management of neuromuscular disease including neuromuscular junction disorders, motor neuron disease, and focal neuropathy. Additionally, she is interested in medical education and developing a practical framework for teaching neurology and neurophysiology to medical students and neurology residents.

    She earned her medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine where was awarded a Dean's Scholarship and the Dr. Tryphena Humphrey Student Award in Neurology. She completed neurology residency at the Harvard Neurology Program at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston where she served as an administrative chief resident in her final year and was awarded the Michael Ronthal Resident Teaching Award. She then went on to complete her neuromuscular medicine fellowship at Stanford.

  • Frank M. Longo, MD, PhD

    Frank M. Longo, MD, PhD

    George E. and Lucy Becker Professor of Medicine and Professor, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery
    On Partial Leave from 05/01/2024 To 07/31/2024

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsClinical interests include Alzheimer's disease and Huntington's disease and the development of effective therapeutics for these disorders. Laboratory interests encompass the elucidation of signaling mechanisms relevant to neurodegenerative disorders and the development of novel small molecule approaches for the treatment of neurodegenerative and other neurological disorders.

  • Jaime Lopez, MD

    Jaime Lopez, MD

    Professor of Neurology (Adult Neurology) and, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy clinical interests are in the areas of Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring (IOM), clinical neurophysiology, electromyopgraphy and in the use of botulinum toxins in the treatment of neurologic disorders. Our IOM group’s research is in the development of new and innovative techniques for monitoring the nervous system during surgical and endovascular procedures and how these alter surgical management and patient outcomes. I am also active in formulating national IOM practice guidelines.

  • William J Marks, Jr., MD, MS-HCM

    William J Marks, Jr., MD, MS-HCM

    Adjunct Clinical Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences

    BioDr. Marks is the Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder of Nexus NeuroTech, dedicated to advancing breakthrough technologies for brain disorders.

    Dr. Marks received an Honors Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Marquette University and his Medical Degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his neurology residency and fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Marks also holds a Master of Science in Health Care Management degree from the Harvard School of Public Health.

    Dr. Marks is Board Certified in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology. Prior to joining the Stanford Faculty, he served as Professor of Neurology at UCSF. His clinical and research interests include movement disorders, epilepsy, neuromodulation, health technology, and health care policy.

    Dr. Marks previously served as Head of Clinical Science at Verily Life Sciences, formerly Google Life Sciences, and now is an Advisor in Neurology for Verily.

  • Jamie McDonald, MD, MS

    Jamie McDonald, MD, MS

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences

    BioDr. McDonald is a fellowship-trained, board-certified neurologist and clinical assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at Stanford University School of Medicine.

    She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases, including neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) and myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein antibody disease (MOGAD). Dr. McDonald also provides comprehensive care to general neurology patients.

    Dr. McDonald completed her internship and adult neurology residency at the University of Utah. She has a long-standing interest in multiple sclerosis care and went on to complete a two-year clinical MS/neuroimmunology fellowship at Stanford Health Care Multiple Sclerosis Center. Dr. McDonald received the National MS Society’s Sylvia Lawry Physician Fellowship, including formalized training in conducting clinical trials. As part of her fellowship, she completed a master’s degree in epidemiology and clinical research.

  • Steven Lee Mcintire

    Steven Lee Mcintire

    Clinical Associate Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences

    BioDr. McIntire earned his MD from Harvard Medical School and his PhD in Neuroscience from Harvard University, where he was awarded a Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship and Carl Walter Fellowship. He then completed Neurology residency training at UCSF. He is board certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has been named a Robert Ebert Clinical Scholar and Culpepper Medical Science Scholar. Dr. McIntire has published extensively in the fields of molecular neurobiology and neurogenetics.

    Dr. McIntire’s interests are in general/comprehensive neurology. He is also interested in medical education and the training of medical students and neurology residents.

  • Kimford Meador, MD

    Kimford Meador, MD

    Professor of Neurology (Adult Neurology)

    BioDr. Meador is a Professor of Neurology and Neurosciences at Stanford University, and Clinical Director, Stanford Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. Dr. Meador graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Applied Biology (with high honor) and received his MD from the Medical College of Georgia. After an internship at the University of Virginia and service as an officer in the Public Health Corps, he completed a residency in Neurology at the Medical College of Georgia and a fellowship in Behavioral Neurology at the University of Florida. Dr. Meador joined the faculty at the Medical College of Georgia (1984-2002) where he became the Charbonnier Professor of Neurology. He was the Chair of Neurology at Georgetown University (2002-2004), the Melvin Greer Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at the University of Florida (2004-2008) where he served as Director of Epilepsy Program and Director of the Clinical Alzheimer Research Program, and Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at Emory University (2008-2013) where he served as Director of Epilepsy and of Clinical Neurocience Research. He joined the faculty of Stanford University in 2013. Dr. Meador has authored over 400 peer-reviewed publications. His research interests include: cognitive mechanisms (e.g., memory and attention); cerebral lateralization; pharmacology and physiology of cognition; mechanisms of perception, consciousness and memory; EEG; epilepsy; epilepsy and pregnancy; preoperative evaluation for epilepsy surgery; intracarotid amobarbital procedure (i.e., Wada test); functional imaging; therapeutic drug trials; neurodevelopmental effects of antiepileptic drugs; psychoimmunology; behavioral disorders (e.g., aphasia, neglect, dementia); and neuropsychiatric disorders. Dr. Meador has served as the PI for a long running NIH multicenter study of pregnancy outcomes in women with epilepsy and their children. Dr. Meador has served on the editorial boards for Clinical Neurophysiology, Epilepsy and Behavior, Epilepsy Currents, Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurology, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, and Epilepsy.com. His honors include Resident Teaching Award Medical College of Georgia; Outstanding Young Faculty Award in Clinical Sciences Medical College of Georgia; Distinguished Faculty Award for Clinical Research Medical College of Georgia Lawrence C. McHenry History Award American Academy of Neurology; Dreifuss Abstract Award American Epilepsy Society; Fellow of the American Neurological Association; Diplomat of American Neurologic Association; past Chair of the Section of Behavioral Neurology of American Academy of Neurology; past President of Society for Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology; past President of the Society for Behavioral & Cognitive Neurology; past President of the Southern EEG & Epilepsy Society; ranking in the top 10 experts in epilepsy worldwide by Expertscape; Distinguished Alumnus Award for Professional Achievement, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University 2015; American Epilepsy Society Clinical Research Award; and named award by the American Epilepsy Society: “Kimford J. Meador Research in Women with Epilepsy Award,” and ranked in the top 500 neuroscientist in the world and top 300 in USA by Research.com in 2022.

  • Mitchell Miglis, MD

    Mitchell Miglis, MD

    Clinical Associate Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences
    Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Sleep Medicine

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsProdromal markers of neurodegeneration in REM sleep behavior disorder
    Autonomic dysfunction in Long-COVID
    Postural tachycardia syndrome

  • Rebecca Kate Miller-Kuhlmann

    Rebecca Kate Miller-Kuhlmann

    Clinical Associate Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences

    BioRebecca Miller-Kuhlmann, MD is board certified in Neurology and in Electrodiagnostic Medicine and practices as a Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology & Neurological Sciences at Stanford University. She earned her MD from UCSF School of Medicine and completed residency and fellowship training at Stanford University. Her fellowship training in Comprehensive Clinical Neurology focused on movement disorders, memory/cognitive disorders neuromuscular medicine/EMG/NCS studies, and therapeutic applications of botulinum toxin with supplementary training in headache, epilepsy and neuroimmunology. Her clinical focus is diagnosis and treatment of neurologic conditions with commitment to maintaining a wide-breadth of knowledge in order to best treat complex patients with multiple neurologic issues.

    Academically, Dr Miller-Kuhlmann is passionate about medical education and physician wellbeing. Prior to her career in medicine, Dr Miller-Kuhlmann was a public school teacher in Oakland, CA. She completed the UCSF health professions education pathway with a dean's award for research in medical student reflection during medical school. During residency she served as education chief resident and earned an honors certificate in medical education at Stanford, She continues to enjoy working with medical students and residents in the clinic as well as the classroom. She directs the Science of Medicine course which covers physiology and pathology of each organ system for first and second year medical students, and as of 2023 has had the priviledge to serve as the Assistant Dean for Preclerkship Education. At the residency level, she serves as the associate-director for a novel communication coaching program within the Stanford Neurology Residency.

    Dr. Miller-Kuhlmann is the Wellbeing Director for the Department of Neurology and interested in multi-level strategies for promotion of professional fulfillment and mitigation of physician burnout. Nationally, she was an inaugural graduate of the American Academy of Neurology's Live Well Lead Well Leadership programs, serves on the AAN physician wellness subcommittee, and has had the opportunity to speak on physician wellbeing at the AAN annual meeting. Locally, she co-developed a wellbeing program for neurology residents and fellows, steers the neurology department wellness committee, and through close partnership with department quality improvement leaders serves on projects to improve physician wellbeing through a focus on system supports and efficiencies. To this end, she is also a graduate of the Stanford Clinical Effectiveness Leadership Program which develops skills in quality improvement and change management. She also co-developed and annually teaches a project-based novel quality improvement curriculum for residents with an eye toward empowering and supporting trainees in becoming agents of change within the system.

  • Martha Morrell, MD

    Martha Morrell, MD

    Clinical Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences

    BioDr. Morrell is a Clinical Professor of Neurology at Stanford University since July 2004. Before joining NeuroPace, she was the Caitlin Tynan Doyle Professor of Clinical Neurology at Columbia University and Director of the Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. Previously she was on the faculty of the Stanford University School of Medicine where she served as Director of the Stanford Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. A graduate of Stanford Medical School, she completed residency training in Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania, as well as fellowship training in EEG and epilepsy.

    Dr. Morrell has been actively involved in helping to bring new medical and device therapies to patients with epilepsy. Since 2004, she has been Chief Medical Officer at NeuroPace, a company that developed a responsive neurostimulator for treatment of medically uncontrolled partial seizures. She has authored or coauthored more than 150 publications.

    Service to professional societies includes member of the Board of Directors of the American Epilepsy Society, member and Chair of the Board of the Epilepsy Foundation, member of the Council of the American Neurological Association and Chair of the Epilepsy Section of the American Academy of Neurology. She is an elected Ambassador for Epilepsy of the International League Against Epilepsy and received the American Epilepsy Society’s 2007 Service Award for outstanding leadership and service. She is the current President of the American Society for Experimental Neurotherapeutics.

  • Leon S. Moskatel, MD

    Leon S. Moskatel, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences

    BioDr. Moskatel is internist with fellowship training in headache medicine and board certification in internal medicine. He is a clinical assistant professor in the Stanford University School of Medicine Department of Neurology, Division of Headache.

    His practice at the Stanford Health Care Headache Clinic focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of all forms of headache. Patients come to him seeking relief from migraine, cluster, and tension headaches.

    Dr. Moskatel teaches headache medicine to medical students and supervises resident physicians in the Stanford Health Care Headache Clinic.

    He conducts research into migraine and diet, medication overuse headache, and long-lasting headache after COVID-19. He has written articles on these and other topics. They have appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as Headache, Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports, Annals of Headache Medicine, and Pain Medicine.

    Dr. Moskatel has reviewed the content of articles written by other doctors for the journals Headache and Pain Medicine. The publication Annals of Internal Medicine awarded him a letter of commendation as outstanding reviewer.

    He has co-authored textbook chapters on migraine and diet and on headache treatments. He has presented his research discoveries to his peers at meetings of the World Headache Society and other organizations.

    Dr. Moskatel volunteers his time to serve both professional and community organizations. He speaks English and Hebrew fluently and reads French.

  • Sandeepa Mullady, MD

    Sandeepa Mullady, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences

    BioDr. Mullady is a board-certified neurologist providing care at Stanford Health Care’s Memory Disorders Center. She completed a memory and aging fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. She is also a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine.

    Dr. Mullady specializes in memory disorders and aging. She has a particular interest in caring for homeless patients with neurological conditions.

    She is passionate about educating both patients and colleagues. She seeks to improve health literacy in underserved communities. She has mentored students, organized seminars and conferences, and lectured about rare neurological cases and issues related to social justice.

    Dr. Mullady excels in community outreach, health advocacy, and leadership. She has organized and directed outreach programs at women’s shelters, clinics for the homeless, and an alcohol and drug rehabilitation center. She has also developed programs to encourage childhood reading at home and to educate underserved communities about neurodegenerative disorders.

    She has published peer-reviewed articles in Frontiers of Neurology that report her research on the effects of homelessness on neurocognitive health. She has also presented posters at regional and national conferences on the topics of interprofessional health coaching and the effects of homelessness on mental function.

  • Seema Nagpal, MD

    Seema Nagpal, MD

    Clinical Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences
    Clinical Professor (By courtesy), Neurosurgery

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsI'm a board certified neuro-oncologist who treats both primary brain tumors as well as metastatic disease to the brain and nervous system. My research concentrates on clinical trials for patients with late-stage central nervous system cancer. I have a special interest in leptomeningeal disease, a devastating complication of lung and breast cancers. I collaborate with Stanford scientists to detect this disease earlier, and with our breast and lung oncologists to improve outcomes for patients.

  • Viet Nguyen, MD

    Viet Nguyen, MD

    Clinical Associate Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences

    BioDr. Viet Nguyen is a neurophysiologist and Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology at Stanford School of Medicine. His practice focuses on Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring (IONM).

    Dr. Nguyen was fellowship-trained at Stanford in Clinical Neurophysiology, with an emphasis in IONM.

    The IONM service uses somatosensory and motor evoked potentials (SSEP, MEP), electroencephalography (EEG), electromyography (EMG), and brainstem auditory evoked potentials (BAEP) to help minimize risk in procedures that involve the nervous system. These include surgeries and endovascular procedures for cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), carotid stenosis, brain and spinal tumors, spinal deformities like scoliosis and spinal stenosis, peripheral nerve injury and tumors, aortic aneurysms, trigeminal neuralgia, facial dystonia, and others.

    He has published, presented research, and lectured at national and international meetings on IONM topics, and is active in multiple professional organizations in the field, including the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Society of Clinical Neurologists, and American Academy of Neurology.

  • Esther H. Nie

    Esther H. Nie

    Clinical Instructor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences

    BioEsther Nie MD, PhD is currently a Neuroimmunology Fellow with a special focus on neuroimmuno-oncology. She completed Adult Neurology Residency at Stanford. Dr. Nie's clinical interests include neurological presentations of CAR-T neurotoxicity, BITE therapies, and CNS/PNS demyelinating diseases. Her research interests include: microglial response in CAR-T therapy, steroid effects on the CAR-T/neurological outcomes, and enhancing repair after brain injury.

  • Oyindamola Ikepo Ogunlaja

    Oyindamola Ikepo Ogunlaja

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences

    BioDr. Ogunlaja is a board-certified, fellowship-trained neurologist. She provides patient care in the Stanford Headache Clinic. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology, Headache Division.

    Her specialized skills include Botox therapy for chronic migraine, trigger point injection procedures, and occipital nerve blocks.

    Her prior experience includes serving as a consultant neurologist at King’s College Hospital in London.

    Dr. Ogunlaja was a clinical research fellow in the Headache Group at King’s College. She was a physician member of the Dementia Consensus Panel of the Health and Aging in Africa Study.

    She also conducted research at the Unit of Health-Care Epidemiology in the University of Oxford’s Department of Public Health. She investigated the epidemiology of patients hospitalized for sickle cell disease in England.

    Dr. Ogunlaja has published in peer-reviewed journals including Headache and Current Pain and Headache Reports. She has presented her research findings to her peers at the International Headache Conference.

    She is a member of the American Headache Society.

  • Donald M. Olson

    Donald M. Olson

    Associate Professor of Neurology at the Stanford University Medical Center, Emeritus

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsEpilepsy in children and adolescents. Particular interest in clinical neurophysiology (EEG and video EEG), differential diagnosis of seizures in children, and selection of patients who will benefit from epilepsy surger.