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Dr. Michael Rafii, MDPHD

Dr. Michael Rafii, MDPHD

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    Overview

    Michael Rafii, MD, PhD, is a board-certified neurologist and director of the Adult Down Syndrome Clinic at UC San Diego.As an associate professor in the UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Rafii leads multiple research programs studying the link between Alzheimers disease and Down syndrome. Dr. Rafii previously served as director of the Memory Disorders Clinic at UC San Diego Health, medical director of the Alzheimers Disease Cooperative Study (ADCS) and director of the UC San Diego Neurology Residency Program. His book, First Aid for the Neurology Boards, now in its second edition, is one of the most widely used books in preparation for the Neurology board examination. He completed a fellowship in dementia and cognitive disorders at UC San Diego. He completed his neurology residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was chief resident. He received his medical and doctorate degrees from Brown University School of Medicine and conducted neurogenetics research at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Rafii is board-certified in neurology. He serves on the National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices of the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and is co-editor of the textbook Common Pathogenic Mechanisms between Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease: Steps toward Therapy.Dr. Rafii received the Star Award from the Down Syndrome Association of San Diego for his efforts to improve the lives of people with this condition.In addition, Dr. Rafii holds a joint appointment at the University of Southern California.UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information, see http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/neuro/Pages/default.aspx.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Neurologist

    Education & Training

    Medical Degree - Brown University, School of Medicine, Providence, RI

    Other Degree - UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego

    Medical Degree - Director, Adult Down Syndrome Clinic

    Medical Degree - Associate Professor of Neurosciences

    Other Degree - Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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    Locations

    UC San Diego Health - La Jolla Executive Drive - Neurological Institute

    4510 Executive Drive

    San Diego, CA 92121

    (858) 657-8540

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    UC San Diego Health

    200 West Arbor Dr

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (858) 657-7000

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    UC San Diego Health - La Jolla Executive Drive

    4510 Executive Drive

    San Diego, CA 92121

    (858) 657-7000

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Michael Rafii accepting new patients?

    Yes, Michael Rafii is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Michael Rafii offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Rafii's office at (858) 657-8540 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Michael Rafii offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Rafii's office at (858) 657-8540 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Michael Rafii speak?

    Michael Rafii speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Michael Rafii have?

    Michael Rafii is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

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