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Department of Neurology

Our Department

Our Department

Welcome from the Chair


Karen C.  Johnston,  M.D., Chair

We are University of Virginia's research and treatment center for disorders affecting the nervous system.

We offer advanced diagnosis and treatment for strokes, headaches, epilepsy, dementias, movement disorders, brain tumors, multiple sclerosis, and all other neurological disorders and diseases.


Our Mission

The UVA Department of Neurology is dedicated to the health and well-being of people with neurologic disease.  Our mission is to:

  1. Foster collegiality, diversity, autonomy and commitment to excellence.
  2. Provide comprehensive, interdisciplinary patient care to the local community, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the nation.
  3. Advance the understanding and treatment of neurological disease through innovative research.
  4. Teach and mentor health care providers, including members of our department and the next generation of clinicians.

Learn More

Learn how to make an appointment in the UVa Department of Neurology.

For information on UVa's Neurology residency or other training programs, please visit our Educational & Training Programs.

To register for upcoming conferences, please visit the Continuing Medical Education website.

Our New App

Pocket Eye Exam App
for android app
from itunes app

The Pocket Eye Exam is a mobile tool for neuro-ophthalmologists, neurologists, optometrists, medical school students and residents, and anyone interested in brain-eye interaction. Developed and tested by Biomedical Engineering undergraduates and Neurologists at the University of Virginia.

Education and Residents

Education and Residents

Education in Neurology

We invite you to visit our neurology residency and fellowship programs at the University of Virginia.

Our residency programs in both adult and pediatric neurology are primarily clinically focused but in our Department of Neurology, you will be surrounded by some of the most impressive and inspiring basic science researchers, clinical researchers and translational researchers in the country.




Pocket Eye Exam App

Training Programs


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C'ville Downtown Mall

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General Info

Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff

UVA Neurology Faculty

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