Dr. Jeffrey Gelfand is a neurologist at the UCSF Multiple Sclerosis Center where he cares for patients with a wide range of inflammatory neurological disorders, including multiple sclerosis (MS), neurosarcoidosis, optic neuritis, transverse myelitis, neuromyelitis optica, encephalitis, chronic meningitis,paraneoplastic syndromes and neurological manifestations of systemic inflammatory disease. He also co-directs the Autoimmune Encephalopathy Clinic, which is part of the UCSF Memory and Aging Center, and directs the Neuroimmunology Clinic at San Francisco General Hospital. Gelfand's research aims to improve diagnosis and treatment for patients with inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system. He is investigating ways of improving care for patients with neurosarcoidosis. He also studies how the visual system can be used to track disease activity in MS.
Gelfand earned a medical degree at Harvard Medical School. He completed an internship in internal medicine, residency in neurology and fellowship in MS and clinical neuroimmunology at UCSF. He is the recipient of a 2011 American Academy of Neurology clinical research training fellowship and is a two-time winner of the San Francisco Neurological Society's Newman Award. Gelfand is a member of the American Academy of Neurology. He is an assistant professor of neurology at UCSF.
Multiple Sclerosis Center
1500 Owens St., Suite 320
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2069
Fax: (415) 353-2633
Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Harvard School of Medicine 2006
UCSF Medical Center, Neurology 2010
UCSF Medical Center, Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology 2011
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