University of Virginia Department of Neurology


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The University of Virginia Department of Neurology is committed to improving the lives of patients with neurological disease by providing world class patient care, scientific discovery, and education, while offering the opportunity to work in a collegial academic environment.  We serve a vast patient population throughout central and southwest Virginia, in addition to being a destination of choice for a diverse array of complex and rare neurological disorders.  The Department includes numerous nationally recognized centers of excellence and specialized clinics including the Comprehensive Stroke Center, Huntington’s Disease Center for Excellence, a NAEC level 4 Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, the James Q. Miller Multiple Sclerosis Clinic, multidisciplinary Movement Disorders and Memory Disorders Clinics, and others.  We remain deeply committed to the growth and career development of our students, residents, and fellows, and afford a rigorous training experience supported through mentorship and enjoyable quality of life.  We believe an inclusive work environment and actively promote diversity and inclusion among our faculty, staff, and training programs.

We are comprised of more than 40 neurologists in 11 specialty divisions, including:

§       General Neurology
§       Pediatric Neurology
§       Epilepsy
§       Movement Disorders
§       Neuro-immunology and Multiple Sclerosis
§       Neurocritical Care
§       Neuromuscular Disorders
§       Neuro-Oncology
§       Memory & Neuropsychology
§       Vascular Neurology
§       Teleneurology

UVA Medical Center consistently ranks among the nation’s top hospitals and is the #1 hospital in Virginia by US News & World Report.  In addition to excellent patient care, proximity to the University supports several across grounds research institutes including the UVA Brain Institute  and the NIH-funded Integrated Translational Research Institute of Virginia, both led by UVA neurologists.  All this takes place in Charlottesville, a beautiful and family friendly locale in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

The Department currently has openings in vascular neurology, neuro-immunology, general neurology, and epilepsy.

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