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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)

Other contact options are available at Neurosurgery Contact Information.

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


  1. ALS
  2. Brain Injury
  3. Brain & Spinal Cord Tumors
  4. Craniofacial Disorders
  5. Critical Care Neurology
  6. Epilepsy
  7. Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  8. Headache
  9. Huntington's Disease
  10. Memory Disorders
  11. Movement Disorders
  12. Multiple Sclerosis
  13. Neuromuscular Diseases
  14. Neuro-Oncology
  15. Neuropsychology
  16. Parkinson's Disease
  17. Pediatric Neurology
  18. Pediatric Neurosurgery
  19. Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  20. Pituitary Tumors
  21. Spine Injury
  22. Stereotaxic Surgery
  23. Stroke
  24. Stroke Clinic


  • Lawrence H. Phillips, II, M.D. (Neurologist)
  • Ted M. Burns, M.D. (Neurologist)

Brain Injury

Brain & Spinal Cord Tumors

Craniofacial Disorders

Critical Care Neurology


Gamma Knife Radiosurgery


Huntington's Disease

Memory Disorders

  • Roberto Fernandez-Romero, M.D. (Neurologist)
  • Erin P. Foff, M.D., Ph.D. (Neurologist)
  • Kathleen Fuchs, Ph.D., ABPP-CN (Neuropsychologist)
  • Carol A. Manning, Ph.D. (Neuropsychologist)
  • Scott Sperling, Psy.D. (Neuropsychologist)
  • Laurie Brenner, Ph.D. (Neuropsychologist)

Movement Disorders

Multiple Sclerosis

Neuromuscular Diseases

  • Ted M. Burns, M.D. (Neurologist)
  • Kelly Gwathmey, M.D. (Neurologist)
  • James W. Mandell, M.D., Ph.D. (Neuropathologist)
  • Lawrence H. Phillips, II, M.D. (Neurologist)
  • Guillermo Solorzano, M.D. (Neurologist)



  • Kathleen Fuchs, Ph.D., ABPP-CN (Neuropsychologist)
  • Carol A. Manning, Ph.D. (Neuropsychologist in Neurology)
  • 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)
  • Radhika Dhamija, M.D., M.B.B.S. (Neurologist)
  • Kristen Heinan, M.D. (Neurologist)
  • Laura Jansen, M.D., Ph.D. (Neurologist)
  • Denia Ramirez-Monteleagre, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D. (Neurologist)
  • Robert S. Rust, Jr., MA, M.D. (Neurologist)


Pediatric Neurosurgery

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

Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Pituitary Tumors

Spine Injury

Stereotaxic Surgery


Stroke Clinic

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