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David N. Alexander, MD - Neurology


Dr. David Alexander reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Alexander specializes in neurological rehabilitation. He is a Visiting Professor of Neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, and the Director of the Neurological Rehabilitation and Research Unit at Ronald Regan Univeristy of California Medical Center, both in Los Angeles, California.

Education and Training

MD: University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, 1979

Internship in Medicine: University Hospital, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, 1979–1980

Residency in Neurology: Neurological Institute of New York at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1980–1983


Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Vascular Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Spinal Cord Medicine, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Academic Appointments

University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Los Angeles, CA:

  • Visiting Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine, 2008–present
  • Attending Staff Physician, 2002–2008
  • Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology, 1994–2007
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology, 1985–1993
  • Clinical Instructor in Neurology, 1983–1984

Financial Disclosure

No financial report received from reviewer.

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