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To Make an Appointment

In order to make an appointment with a neurologist or neurosurgeon, you will have to have a referral from either your family physician or another specialist.

To reach the Department of Neurology directly, call 434-924-2706.

We may also be reached at the following toll-free numbers:

For referring physicians:
UVa Physician Direct: 1-800-552-3723

For patients:
UVa Appointment Line: 1-800-251-3627

Physicians wishing to transfer a patient to one of our inpatient services may call the UVA Access Line:  1-866-TO-ADMIT (1-866-862-3648)

Find a Doctor

The Neurosciences Service Center at the University of Virginia is supported by a nationally

recognized group of physicians, who are distinguished by both their devotion to state-of-the-art research and their clinical care techniques. The Department of Neurology is comprised of more than 20 physicians and other professionals, many of whom are renowned specialists in their field. The Department of Neurological Surgery’s eleven attending physicians provide care to patients from around the world. You can search all University of Virginia Health System physicians. Or you may search:

By Illness- or Injury-Specific Team

ALS

  • Ted M. Burns, M.D. (Neurologist)

Brain Injury

  • Greg A. Helm, M.D., Ph.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • Mark E. Shaffrey, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • Howard P. Goodkin, M.D., Ph.D. (Children)(Neurologist)
  • Kristen Heinan, M.D. (Children)(Neurologist)

Brain & Spinal Cord Tumors

  • Kathleen Fuchs, Ph.D., ABPP-CN (Neuropsychologist)
  • Greg A. Helm, M.D., Ph.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • Neal F. Kassell, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • James Larner, M.D. (Neuro-Oncologist)
  • Maria-Beatriz Lopes, M.D. (Neuropathologist)
  • James W. Mandell, M.D., Ph.D. (Neuropathologist)
  • Julie A. Matsumoto, M.D. (Neuroradiologist)
  • Benjamin Purow, M.D. (Neuro-oncologist)
  • David Schiff, M.D. (Neuro-oncologist)
  • Chris I. Shaffrey, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • Mark E. Shaffrey, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • Justin S. Smith, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)

Critical Care Neurology

  • Barnett R. Nathan, M.D. (Neurologist)
  • Javier Provencio, M.D. (Neurologist)

Epilepsy

  • Edward H. Bertram, III, M.D. (Neurologist)
  • W. Jeffrey Elias, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • Nathan B. Fountain, M.D. (Neurologist)
  • Howard P. Goodkin, M.D., Ph.D. (Neurologist)
  • Jaideep Kapur, M.D. (Neurologist)
  • Mark S. Quigg, M.D. (Neurologist)
  • Mark E. Shaffrey, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

  • Neal F. Kassell, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • Jason P. Sheehan, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)

Headache

  • Kenneth V. Leone, M.D. (Neurologist)
  • Robert McMahon, M.D. (Adults) (Neurologist)

Huntington’s Disease

  • Madaline B. Harrison, M.D. (Neurologist)

Memory Disorders

  • Kathleen Fuchs, Ph.D. (Neuropsychologist)
  • Carol A. Manning, Ph.D., ABPP-CN (Neuropsychologist)
  • Scott Sperling, Psy.D. (Neuropsychologist)
  • Laurie Brenner, Ph.D. (Neuropsychologist)

Movement Disorders

  • Matthew J. Barrett, M.D., M.Sc. (Neurologist)
  • W. Jeffrey Elias, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • Madaline B. Harrison, M.D. (Neurologist)
  • Binit B. Shah, M.D. (Neurologist)

Multiple Sclerosis

  • Kathleen Fuchs, Ph.D. (Neuropsychologist)
  • Myla D. Goldman, M.D. (Neurologist)

Neuromuscular Diseases

  • Ted M. Burns, M.D. (Neurologist)
  • James W. Mandell, M.D., Ph.D. (Neuropathologist)
  • Guillermo Solorzano, M.D. (Neurologist)

Neuro-Oncology

  • David Schiff, M.D. (Neuro-Oncologist)
  • Camilo Fadul, M.D. (Neuro-Oncologist)
  • Benjamin W. Purow, M.D. (Neuro-Oncologist)
  • Mark E. Shaffrey, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • Jason P. Sheehan, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)

Neuropsychology

  • Kathleen Fuchs, Ph.D. (Neuropsychologist)
  • Carol A. Manning, Ph.D., ABPP-CN (Neuropsychologist)
  • Scott Sperling, Psy.D. (Neuropsychologist)
  • Laurie Brenner, Ph.D. (Neuropsychologist)

Parkinson’s Disease

See Movement Disorders

Pediatric Neurology

  • Howard P. Goodkin, M.D., Ph.D (Neurologist)
  • Laurie Brenner, Ph.D. (Neuropsychologist)
  • J. Nick Brenton, M.D. (Neurologist)
  • Kristen Heinan, M.D. (Neurologist)

Pediatric Neurosurgery

  • John A. Jane, Jr., M.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • Kelly Mahaney

Peripheral Nerve Surgery

  • W. Jeffrey Elias, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • Greg A. Helm, M.D., Ph.D. (Neurosurgeon)

Pituitary Tumors

  • John A. Jane, Jr., M.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • Maria-Beatriz Lopes, M.D. (Neuropathologist)
  • John C. Marshall, M.D., Ph.D. (Endocrinologist)
  • Edward H. Oldfield, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • Michael O. Thorner, M.D., D.Sc. (Endocrinologist)
  • Mary Lee Vance, M.D. (Endocrinologist)

Spine Injury

  • W. Jeffrey Elias, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • Greg A. Helm, M.D., Ph.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • Mary E. Jensen, M.D (Neuroradiologist)
  • Julie A. Matsumoto, M.D. (Neuroradiologist)
  • Mark E. Shaffrey, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • Chris I. Shaffrey, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • Justin S. Smith, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)

Stereotaxic Surgery

  • Greg A. Helm, M.D., Ph.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • Neal F. Kassell, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • Mark E. Shaffrey, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)

Stroke

  • Karen C. Johnston, M.D. (Neurologist)
  • Neal F. Kassell, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • Kenneth C. Liu, M.D. (Neurosurgeon)
  • Nina J. Solenski, M.D. (Neurologist)
  • Andrew M. Southerland, M.D., M.Sc. (Neurologist)
  • Bradford B. Worrall, M.D. (Neurologist)

Stroke Clinic

  • Appointments: 434-982-6952
  • Clinical Issues: 434-243-0180