Department of Neurology

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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

To empower our patients, their families and the community through a better understanding of the health complications they may face, and the hope a major academic medical center can offer.

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


The University of Virginia

C'ville Downtown Mall

Downtown Mall

General Info

Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff

UVA Neurology Faculty

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